Smoking attenuates the negative association between carotenoids consumption and colorectal cancer risk

@article{Chaiter2009SmokingAT,
  title={Smoking attenuates the negative association between carotenoids consumption and colorectal cancer risk},
  author={Yoram Chaiter and Stephen B. Gruber and Ami Ben-Amotz and Ronit Almog and Hedy S. Rennert and Rachel Fischler and Geila S. Rozen and Gadi Rennert},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={1327-1338}
}
Consumption of vegetables and fruits, physical activity, obesity and caloric intake are all strongly related to the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). The association between dietary intake of carotenoids from vegetables/fruits and risk of CRC in the context of cigarette smoking was studied in a nutritionally diverse population. The study included 1,817 age sex residence-matched case–control pairs from a population-based study in Northern Israel. Data were acquired by food-frequency questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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