TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Butterworth, J. R.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Gut;Oct2006, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p1384
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
22659576

 

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