Iron and colorectal cancer risk in the alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene cancer prevention study.

@article{Cross2006IronAC,
  title={Iron and colorectal cancer risk in the alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene cancer prevention study.},
  author={Amanda J. Cross and Marc J. Gunter and Richard James Wood and Pirjo Pietinen and Philip R. Taylor and Jarmo R Virtamo and Demetrius Albanes and Rashmi Sinha},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 12},
  pages={3147-52}
}
In vitro and in vivo studies have associated iron with both the initiation and promotional stages of carcinogenesis. We investigated whether iron was associated with colorectal cancer in a nested case-control study within the alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene cancer prevention study cohort. Exposure was assessed at baseline, using a 276-item food frequency… CONTINUE READING