Do antioxidants prevent colorectal cancer? A meta-analysis.

  title={Do antioxidants prevent colorectal cancer? A meta-analysis.},
  author={Raluca Pais and Dan Lucian Dumitrașcu},
  journal={Romanian journal of internal medicine = Revue roumaine de medecine interne},
  volume={51 3-4},
BACKGROUND Oxidative stress is the first step involved in mutagenesis, carcinogenesis and aging. There has been great interest in recent years in potentially health benefits of dietary and antioxidant supplements in cancer prevention. OBJECTIVES Our primary objectives were to estimate the global effect of antioxidants on colorectal cancer incidence, adenomatous polyp recurrence, overall mortality and cancer related mortality. A secondary aim was to evaluate these effects across specific… CONTINUE READING
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