Multivitamin supplement use and risk of invasive breast cancer.

  title={Multivitamin supplement use and risk of invasive breast cancer.},
  author={Johanna M. Meulepas and Polly A Newcomb and Andrea N. Burnett-Hartman and John M. Hampton and Amy Trentham-Dietz},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={13 10},
OBJECTIVE Multivitamin supplements are used by nearly half of middle-aged women in the USA. Despite this high prevalence of multivitamin use, little is known about the effects of multivitamins on health outcomes, including cancer risk. Our main objective was to determine the association between multivitamin use and the risk of breast cancer in women. DESIGN We conducted a population-based case-control study among 2968 incident breast cancer cases (aged 20-69 years), diagnosed between 2004 and… CONTINUE READING