Fermented dairy products, dietary calcium and colon cancer: a case-control study in The Netherlands.

@article{Kampman1994FermentedDP,
  title={Fermented dairy products, dietary calcium and colon cancer: a case-control study in The Netherlands.},
  author={Ellen Kampman and Pieter van 't Veer and Gerrit Jan Hiddink and P van Aken-Schneijder and Frans J. Kok and Rudolph J. J. Hermus},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1994},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={170-6}
}
To examine whether the consumption of fermented dairy products or the dietary intake of calcium decreases colon cancer risk, a case-control study was conducted in the The Netherlands. Dietary patterns were assessed in detail (for cases before diagnosis or symptoms occurred) using a structured dietary history questionnaire. After adjustment for potential confounding variables, consumption of fermented dairy products, hard cheese and unfermented dairy products was not significantly associated… CONTINUE READING