Dietary Fiber Intake and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies

  title={Dietary Fiber Intake and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies},
  author={Yikyung Park and David J. Hunter and Donna Spiegelman and Leif Bergkvist and Franco Berrino and Piet A. van den Brandt and Julie E. Buring and Graham A. Colditz and Jo L. Freudenheim and Charles S. Fuchs and Edward L. Giovannucci and R. Alexandra Goldbohm and Saxon Graham and Lisa J Harnack and Anne M Hartman and David R. Jacobs and Ikuko Kato and Vittorio Krogh and Michael F. Leitzmann and Marjorie L McCullough and Anthony B Miller and Pirjo Pietinen and Thomas E Rohan and Arthur Schatzkin and Walter C. Willett and Alicja Wolk and Anne Zeleniuch‐Jacquotte and Shumin M. Zhang and Stephanie A Smith-Warner},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
CONTEXT Inconsistent findings from observational studies have continued the controversy over the effects of dietary fiber on colorectal cancer. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between dietary fiber intake and risk of colorectal cancer. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS From 13 prospective cohort studies included in the Pooling Project of Prospective Studies of Diet and Cancer, 725,628 men and women were followed up for 6 to 20 years across studies. Study- and sex-specific relative… 

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