Dietary fibre and risk of colorectal cancer in the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project (BCDDP) follow-up cohort.

@article{Mai2003DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary fibre and risk of colorectal cancer in the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project (BCDDP) follow-up cohort.},
  author={Volker Mai and A Spedding Flood and Ulrike Peters and James V Lacey and Catherine Schairer and Arthur S Schatzkin},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={
          234-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND The hypothesis that increased intake of dietary fibre lowers the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) has recently been weakened by results from cohort and intervention studies that did not detect such an association. We investigated the association between dietary fibre intake and risk of CRC in a cohort of women that prospectively answered a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ). METHODS We studied 45 491 women in the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project (BCDDP) follow-up cohort… CONTINUE READING

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