Vitamin E intake, alpha-tocopherol status, and pancreatic cancer in a cohort of male smokers.

@article{StolzenbergSolomon2009VitaminEI,
  title={Vitamin E intake, alpha-tocopherol status, and pancreatic cancer in a cohort of male smokers.},
  author={Rachael Z. Stolzenberg-Solomon and Seth Sheffler-Collins and Stephanie J Weinstein and David H. Garabrant and Satu Mannisto and Philip R. Taylor and Jarmo R Virtamo and Demetrius Albanes},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={584-91}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence indicates that vitamin E has anticarcinogenic properties for gastrointestinal cancers; however, few studies have examined this with respect to exocrine pancreatic cancer. OBJECTIVE The objective was to examine whether vitamin E intake and serum alpha-tocopherol concentrations were prospectively associated with exocrine pancreatic cancer. DESIGN We conducted a cohort analysis of prediagnostic vitamin E intake (4 tocopherols, 4 tocotrienols), serum alpha-tocopherol… CONTINUE READING