CORRESPONDENCE Re: Calcium Intake and Risk of Colon Cancer in Women and Men

Abstract

In a recent article, Wu et al. (1) re-ported findings from two large-scale, prospective studies in women (Nurses’ Health Study) and men (Health Profes-sionals Follow-up Study) showing that higher calcium intake was associated with a statistically significantly reduced risk of distal colon cancer, but not of proximal colon cancer. The authors found a 40%–50 % lower risk of distal colon cancer among subjects with a cal-cium intake of 700–800 mg/day or higher than in subjects with a calcium intake of less than or equal to 500 mg/ day. The authors also cited the results o

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