Higher micronutrient intake is associated with reduced risk of bladder cancer

Minerals and vitamins and the risk of bladder cancer: results from the New Hampshire Study.

This study investigated the association between micronutrients intake and bladder cancer. A questionnaire was administered to 322 patients with bladder cancer and 239 persons without bladder cancer. The researchers concluded that higher intakes of carotenoids, vitamin D, thiamin, niacin, and vitamin E were associated with a reduced risk of bladder cancer. Further details can be found in the study.
Brinkman MT, Karagas MR, Zens MS, Schned A, Reulen RC, Zeegers MP. Minerals and vitamins and the risk of bladder cancer: results from the New Hampshire Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Apr;21(4):609-19.



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