Intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids and distal large bowel cancer risk in whites and African Americans.

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Long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) may have antineoplastic properties in the colon. The authors examined the association between intakes of different PUFAs and distal large bowel cancer in a population-based case-control study of 1,503 whites (716 cases; 787 controls) and 369 African Americans (213 cases; 156 controls) in North Carolina… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwq032

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