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  1. Intake of vegetables, fruits, beta-carotene, vitamin C and vitamin supplements and cancer incidence among the elderly : a prospective study.

    Article - En anglais

    A cohort of 11,580 residents of a retirement community initially free from cancer were followed from 1981 to 1989.

    A total of 1,335 incident cancer cases were diagnosed during the period.

    Relative risks of cancer were calculated for baseline consumption of vegetables, fruits, beta-carotene, dietary vitamin C, and vitamin supplements.

    After adjustment for age and smoking, no evidence of a protective effect was found for any of the dietary variables in men.

    However, an inverse association was observed between vitamin C supplement use and bladder cancer risk.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Légume, Ascorbique acide, Facteur risque, Régime alimentaire, Fruit, Carotène, Etude cohorte, Prospective, Epidémiologie, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Vegetable, Ascorbic acid, Risk factor, Diet, Fruit, Carotene, Cohort study, Prospective, Epidemiology, California, United States, North America, America, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0021662

    Code Inist : 002B04B. Création : 199406.