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Dietary intake of vitamin K and risk of prostate cancer in the Heidelberg cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Heidelberg)

Item Type:Article
Title:Dietary intake of vitamin K and risk of prostate cancer in the Heidelberg cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Heidelberg)
Creators Name:Nimptsch, K. and Rohrmann, S. and Linseisen, J.
Abstract:Anticarcinogenic activities of vitamin K have been observed in various cancer cell lines, including prostate cancer cells. Epidemiologic studies linking dietary intake of vitamin K with the development of prostate cancer have not yet been conducted.
Keywords:Cohort Studies, Diet, Europe, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Incidence, Multivariate Analysis, Proportional Hazards Models, Prospective Studies, Prostatic Neoplasms, Questionnaires, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Vitamin K 1, Vitamin K 2
Source:American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
ISSN:0002-9165
Publisher:American Society for Nutrition (U.S.A)
Volume:87
Number:4
Page Range:985-992
Date:April 2008
Official Publication:http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/87/4/985.long
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