Carotenoid intakes and risk of breast cancer defined by estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor status: a pooled analysis of 18 prospective cohort studies

submitted by: zhang
Background Epidemiological studies examining associations between carotenoid intakes and risk of breast cancer by estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) status are limited. Objective We investigated these associations in a pooled analysis of 18 cohort studies. Design Among 1,028,438 participants followed for with maximum follow-up of 26 years across studies, 33,380 incident invasive breast cancers were identified. Study-specific relative risks (RRs) and 95% confidence...
Authors: Xuehong Zhang, Stephanie A. Smith-Warner