Calcium from diet and supplements is associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of women.

@article{Flood2005CalciumFD,
  title={Calcium from diet and supplements is associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of women.},
  author={Andrew P. Flood and Ulrike Peters and Nilanjan Chatterjee and James V Lacey and Catherine Schairer and Arthur S Schatzkin},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          126-32
        }
}
We investigated the association between calcium intake and colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of 45,354 women without a history of colorectal cancer who successfully completed a 62-item National Cancer Institute/Block food-frequency questionnaire. Women were followed for an average of 8.5 years, during which time 482 subjects developed colorectal cancer. We used Cox proportional hazards models, with age as the underlying time metric, to estimate risk of colorectal cancer. Cut points… CONTINUE READING
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