Dietary fibre for the prevention of colorectal adenomas and carcinomas.

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BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in industrialized countries. Experimental evidence has supported the hypothesis that dietary fibre may be protective for the development of CRC, although epidemiologic data have been inconclusive. OBJECTIVES We have conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the… (More)

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@article{Asano2002DietaryFF, title={Dietary fibre for the prevention of colorectal adenomas and carcinomas.}, author={T. Asano and Robert McLeod}, journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews}, year={2002}, volume={2}, pages={CD003430} }