TITLE

2008 - Combined therapy with folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 did not affect cancer risk in women at high risk for CV disease

AUTHOR(S)
Diehl, Andrew K.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;3/17/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deliberates on whether the combined therapy with folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 affect the risk of cancer in women who are at high risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease. A randomized placebo-controlled trial was done to assess the risk. The trial revealed that combined therapy with folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 did not affect cancer risk in women at high risk for cardiovascular disease. Women who were more than 40 years of age and had CV diseases participated in the trial.
ACCESSION #
38421573

 

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