Fruit and vegetable intake and head and neck cancer risk in a large United States prospective cohort study.

@article{Freedman2008FruitAV,
  title={Fruit and vegetable intake and head and neck cancer risk in a large United States prospective cohort study.},
  author={Neal D Freedman and Yikyung Park and Amy F. Subar and Albert R. Hollenbeck and Michael F. Leitzmann and Arthur S Schatzkin and Christian C Abnet},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={122 10},
  pages={2330-6}
}
Squamous head and neck cancers include cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx and larynx are the sixth leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide, resulting in more than 350,000 deaths annually. Intake of fruit and vegetables may protect against head and neck cancer incidence, although few prospective studies have examined this association. We investigated this relation in 490,802 United States participants of the NIH-AARP Diet and Health cohort using Cox proportional hazard models adjusted for… CONTINUE READING
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