Folate intake and stomach cancer incidence in a prospective cohort of Swedish women.

@article{Larsson2006FolateIA,
  title={Folate intake and stomach cancer incidence in a prospective cohort of Swedish women.},
  author={Susanna C Larsson and Edward L. Giovannucci 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={2006},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={1409-12}
}
BACKGROUND Experimental and epidemiologic evidence suggests that folate may play a role in the development of some cancers. Case-control studies and one prospective cohort study on folate intake in relation to stomach cancer risk have yielded inconsistent results. METHODS We prospectively investigated the relation between folate intake and the incidence of stomach cancer among 61,433 women in the Swedish Mammography Cohort. Participants completed a food frequency questionnaire at baseline… CONTINUE READING

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