Dietary folate intake and incidence of ovarian cancer: the Swedish Mammography Cohort.

@article{Larsson2004DietaryFI,
  title={Dietary folate intake and incidence of ovarian cancer: the Swedish Mammography Cohort.},
  author={Susanna C Larsson and Edward L. Giovannucci and Alicja Wolk},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2004},
  volume={96 5},
  pages={396-402}
}
BACKGROUND Mounting evidence suggests that a low intake of the water-soluble B vitamin folate is associated with breast and colorectal carcinogenesis, especially among alcohol drinkers. However, epidemiologic data specifically linking folate intake to ovarian cancer risk are limited. METHODS We examined the association between dietary folate intake (i.e., folate from food sources) and the incidence of total epithelial ovarian cancer and its subtypes by analyzing data from the Swedish… CONTINUE READING