In this study, the relationship between calcium and other minerals with the risk of lung cancer in non-smokers was studied. For this purpose 71,267 female non-smokers, not suffering from cancer, were interviewed using a questionnaire on their dietary habits. After an average period of 11.2 years the surveyed group was re-examined. The results show that an increased calcium intake plays an important role in the prevention of lung cancer. Further details can be found in the study.


Yumie Takata, Xiao-Ou Shu, Gong Yang, Honglan Li, Qi Dai, Jing Gao, Qiuyin Cai, Yu-Tang Gao, Wei Zheng


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