A prospective study of intakes of zinc and heme iron and colorectal cancer risk in men and women

Abstract

Although laboratory studies linked zinc and heme iron to colorectal cancer, epidemiologic evidence is limited. We prospectively examined these associations in the Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study. We used Cox proportional hazards regression analyses to calculate cohort-specific relative risks (RRs) and pooled results using a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10552-011-9839-z

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