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  1. Nutrition intervention trials in Linxian, China : supplementation with specific vitamin/mineral combinations, cancer incidence, and disease-specific mortality in the general population.

    Article - En anglais


    Epidemiologic evidence indicates that diets high in fruits and vegetables are associated with a reduced risk of several cancers, including cancers of the esophagus and stomach.

    Vitamins and minerals in these foods may contribute to the reduced cancer risk.

    The people of Linxian County, China, have one of the world's highest rates of esophageal/gastric cardia cancer and a persistently low intake of several micronutrients.


    We sought to determine if dietary supplementation with specific vitamins and minerals can lower mortality from or incidence of cancer as well as mortality from other diseases in Linxian.


    Individuals of ages 40-69 were recruited in 1985 from four Linxian communes.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Cardia, Estomac, Oesophage, Mortalité, Incidence, Chimiothérapie, Vitamine, Oligoélément, Régime alimentaire, Chine, Asie, Voie orale, Epidémiologie, Homme, Estomac pathologie, Appareil digestif pathologie, Oesophage pathologie, Traitement

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Cardia, Stomach, Esophagus, Mortality, Incidence, Chemotherapy, Vitamin, Oligoelement, Diet, China, Asia, Oral administration, Epidemiology, Human, Gastric disease, Digestive diseases, Esophageal disease, Treatment

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

    Cote : 94-0010346

    Code Inist : 002B02N. Création : 199406.