Intake of selected micronutrients and the risk of endometrial carcinoma.

  title={Intake of selected micronutrients and the risk of endometrial carcinoma.},
  author={Eva Negri and Carlo La La Vecchia and Silvia Franceschi and Fabio Levi and Fabio Parazzini},
  volume={77 5},
BACKGROUND There is some evidence that dietary habits independent of body mass may influence endometrial carcinoma risk, but the specific aspects of this hypothesis are not yet clear. METHODS A case-control study was conducted between 1988 and 1994 in the Swiss Canton of Vaud and Northern Italy including 368 patients with histologically confirmed endometrial carcinoma and 713 controls in hospital for acute, nonneoplastic conditions, unrelated to known or potential risk factors for endometrial… CONTINUE READING


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