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- Slattery, M.L.; Edwards, S.L.; Anderson, K.; Caan, B.
- Nutrition and cancer 1998 v.30 no.3 pp. 201-206
- food groups; disease prevention; alpha-tocopherol; dietary supplements; nutrient intake; dose response; neoplasms; women; antineoplastic agents; colon; epidemiological studies; men; gamma-tocopherol; etiology; delta-tocopherol; gender differences; beta-tocopherol; Utah; California; Minnesota
- ... The role of vitamin E in the etiology and prevention of colon cancer is not clear. It is possible that various forms of vitamin E may act differently in colon tissue and may be effective chemopreventive agents. Previous reports of vitamin E and colon cancer have focused on alpha-tocopherol and have not considered other dietary forms of vitamin E. Data from a study of 1,993 cases and 2,410 controls ...