TITLE

Folate: a magic bullet or a double edged sword for colorectal cancer prevention?

AUTHOR(S)
Kim, Y.-I.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Gut;Oct2006, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p1387
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the relationship between folate depletion and colorectal cancer risk. The author states that low folate status may suppress colorectal carcinogenesis and high folate status may promote colorectal carcinogenesis. According to the author, animal studies and intervention trials have to recognize the potential role of folate supplementation in colorectal cancer prevention.
ACCESSION #
22659577

 

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