Fruits, vegetables and lung cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

  title={Fruits, vegetables and lung cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Ana Rita Vieira and Leila Abar and Snieguole Vingeliene and Doris Sau Man Chan and Dagfinn Aune and Deborah Navarro-Rosenblatt and Christophe A T Stevens and Darren C Greenwood and Teresa Norat},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  volume={27 1},
BACKGROUND Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death. Fruits and vegetables containing carotenoids and other antioxidants have been hypothesized to decrease lung cancer risk. As part of the World Cancer Research Fund International Continuous Update Project, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. METHODS We searched PubMed and several databases up to December 2014 for prospective studies. We conducted meta-analyses comparing the highest and lowest… CONTINUE READING
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