Vitamin supplements and cancer risk: the epidemiologic evidence

  title={Vitamin supplements and cancer risk: the epidemiologic evidence},
  author={Ruth E Patterson and Emily White and Alan Kristal and Marian L Neuhouser and John D. Potter},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
This report reviews published epidemiologic research on theassociations of vitamin and mineral supplementation with cancer risk.Although the literature on nutrition and cancer is vast, few reports to datehave addressed supplemental nutrients directly (seven clinical trials, 16cohort, and 36 case-control studies). These studies offer insight intoeffects of nutrients that are distinguishable from effects of otherbiologically active compounds in foods. Randomized clinical trials have notshown… CONTINUE READING
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