Folate intake and risk of breast cancer by estrogen and progesterone receptor status in a Swedish cohort.

@article{Larsson2008FolateIA,
  title={Folate intake and risk of breast cancer by estrogen and progesterone receptor status in a Swedish cohort.},
  author={Susanna C Larsson and Leif A Bergkvist and Alicja Wolk},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 12},
  pages={3444-9}
}
BACKGROUND Folate is a B vitamin involved in one-carbon metabolism and has been postulated to influence the risk of breast cancer. However, epidemiologic studies of folate intake in relation to breast cancer risk are inconclusive. We examined the association between dietary folate intake and the risk of breast cancer by estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) status of the breast tumor in the Swedish Mammography Cohort. METHODS Our study population consisted of 61,433 women who… CONTINUE READING

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