The relationship of serum cholesterol and vitamin A in hospitalized patients with and without cancer.

@article{Flaim1986TheRO,
  title={The relationship of serum cholesterol and vitamin A in hospitalized patients with and without cancer.},
  author={E Flaim and William O Williford and James L. Mullen and Gordon P. Buzby and Lon O Crosby},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1986},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={370-8}
}
Interrelationships among circulating levels of cholesterol, vitamin A, and selected transport proteins, as well as other nutritional variables were examined in a large population of hospitalized cancer (CA, n = 94) and noncancer (NONCA, n = 432) patients in order to help clarify a relationship between serum cholesterol and vitamin A. Serum cholesterol and vitamin A levels were positively correlated (r = 0.39; p less than 0.001) in both CA and NONCA groups. One hypothesis that might explain such… CONTINUE READING

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