Green tea and the risk of breast cancer: Pooled analysis of two prospective studies in Japan

Y. Suzuki, Y. Tsubono, N. Nakaya, Y. Suzuki, Y. Koizumi, I. Tsuji

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Abstract

In a pooled analysis of two prospective studies with 35 004 Japanese women, green-tea intake was not associated with a lower risk of breast cancer (222 cases), the multivariate relative risk for women drinking ≥ 5 cups compared with < 1 cup per day being 0.84 (95% confidence interval 0.57-1.24, Trend P = 0.69).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1361-1363
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Volume90
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Apr 5

Keywords

  • Breast cancer
  • Green tea
  • Prospective cohort study

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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