Association between green tea and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis of 13 case-control studies.

@article{Wang2012AssociationBG,
  title={Association between green tea and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis of 13 case-control studies.},
  author={Xue-jun Wang and Xian-Tao Zeng and Xiao-Li Duan and Huan-Chao Zeng and Rui Jun Shen and Ping Zhou},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={3123-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Experimental studies have suggested green tea to be a chemopreventive agent for colorectal cancer, and many studies have examined possible associations. However, the conclusions were inconsistent or even contradictory, so we performed a meta-analysis based on published case-control studies to explore if green tea is indeed a protective factor. METHODS PubMed was searched up to May 10th, 2012 for relevant studies, and references of included studies were manually searched. Finally 13… CONTINUE READING