Another important function for an old friend! The role of iron in colorectal carcinogenesis

Butterworth, J. R.
October 2006
Gut;Oct2006, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p1384
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the role of dietary and haem iron in colorectal carcinogenesis. Dose-response for serum ferritin level and adenoma risk reveals that exposure to dietary iron may be associated with the development of colorectal adenomas. In addition, dietary haem iron is connected with an increased risk of proximal colon cancer.


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