Dietary iron and colorectal cancer risk.

@article{Nelson1992DietaryIA,
  title={Dietary iron and colorectal cancer risk.},
  author={Richard Lawrence Nelson},
  journal={Free radical biology & medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={
          161-8
        }
}
Intestinal exposure to ingested iron may be a principal determinant of human colorectal cancer risk. Evidence exists associating iron with both the initiating and promoting phases of carcinogenesis as well as somatic defenses against early cancers through hypoferremia (progression or proliferation). Iron intake and the ingestion of associated foods that greatly affect iron bioavailability and absorption (phytate, tannin, ascorbate, and alcohol) vary widely between high-risk and low-risk… CONTINUE READING
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