A prospective study of tomato products, lycopene, and prostate cancer risk.

@article{Giovannucci2002APS,
  title={A prospective study of tomato products, lycopene, and prostate cancer risk.},
  author={Edward L. Giovannucci and Eric B. Rimm and Yan Liu and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Walter C Willett},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2002},
  volume={94 5},
  pages={391-8}
}
BACKGROUND Some data, including our findings from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study (HPFS) from 1986 through January 31, 1992, suggest that frequent intake of tomato products or lycopene, a carotenoid from tomatoes, is associated with reduced risk of prostate cancer. Overall, however, the data are inconclusive. We evaluated additional data from the HPFS to determine if the association would persist. METHODS We ascertained prostate cancer cases from 1986 through January 31, 1998, among… CONTINUE READING
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