Retinol, carotenoids and the risk of prostate cancer: A case‐control study from Italy

  title={Retinol, carotenoids and the risk of prostate cancer: A case‐control study from Italy},
  author={Cristina Bosetti and Renato Talamini and Maurizio Montella and Eva Negri and Ettore Conti and Silvia Franceschi and Carlo la Vecchia},
  journal={International Journal of Cancer},
Several studies have evaluated the possible association between intakes of retinoids and carotenoids and the risk of prostate cancer, but the evidence is still inconsistent. Further, only a few studies have investigated the role of specific carotenoids other than β‐carotene. We have thus considered the association between retinol and various carotenoids using data from a multicentric case‐control study conducted in Italy between 1991 and 2002. This included 1,294 incident, histologically… 

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