Folate levels and cancer morbidity and mortality: prospective cohort study from Busselton, Western Australia.

@article{Rossi2006FolateLA,
  title={Folate levels and cancer morbidity and mortality: prospective cohort study from Busselton, Western Australia.},
  author={E. V. Rossi and Joseph Hung and John P Beilby and Matthew Knuiman and Mark Laurence Divitini and Helen C Bartholomew},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={206-12}
}
PURPOSE To test a community population for the hypothesis that carcinogenesis is related to blood folate levels. METHODS Prospective analysis of cancer mortality data for a cohort of 964 men (person-time follow up: 20,254 years) and 1024 women (person-time follow up: 24,970 years) and morbidity data for a subcohort, all of whom participated in the 1969 Busselton (Western Australia) Health survey. Outcome measures were adjusted hazard ratios according to baseline folate levels for total cancer… CONTINUE READING

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