Antioxidants and cancers of the esophagus and gastric cardia.

  title={Antioxidants and cancers of the esophagus and gastric cardia.},
  author={Paul Terry and Jesper Lagergren and Weimin Ye and Olof Nyr{\'e}n and Alicja Wolk},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={87 5},
Antioxidant vitamins have attracted considerable attention in previous studies of esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma, but dietary studies of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastric cardia remain sparse. Treating these tumors as distinct diseases, we studied intakes of vitamin C, beta-carotene and alpha-tocopherol in a nationwide population-based case-control study in Sweden, with 185, 165, and 258 cases of esophageal adenocarcinoma, esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma, and gastric cardia… CONTINUE READING


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