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Calcium, Magnesium, and Colorectal Cancer

By May 1, 2018Cancer

Calcium, Magnesium, and Colorectal Cancer

Qi Dai, Robert S. Sandler, Elizabeth L. Barry, Robert W. Summers, Maria V. Grau, and
John A. Baron

High calcium consumption may confer a reduced risk of colorectal cancer.1,2 Dai and colleagues recently reported in a case-control study that intake of calcium may be associated with a decreased risk of colorectal adenoma only when the dietary calcium:magnesium intake ratio is low. This finding provides one possible interpretation for inconsistencies in previous studies of the association of calcium intake with risk of colorectal neoplasia.

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