Dietary intake of PUFAs and colorectal polyp risk.

  title={Dietary intake of PUFAs and colorectal polyp risk.},
  author={Harvey J. Murff and Martha J Shrubsole and Qiuyin Cai and Walter E. Smalley and Qi Dai and Ginger L Milne and Reid M. Ness and Wei Zheng},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={95 3},
BACKGROUND Marine-derived n-3 (omega-3) PUFAs may reduce risk of developing colorectal cancer; however, few studies have investigated the association of n-3 PUFA intakes on colorectal polyp risk. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to examine the associations of dietary PUFA intake on risk of colorectal adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps. DESIGN This was a colonoscopy-based case-control study that included 3166 polyp-free control subjects, 1597 adenomatous polyp cases, and 544… CONTINUE READING
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