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Macronutrients, vitamins and minerals intake and risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a case-control study in Iran

Mahsa Jessri12, Bahram Rashidkhani34*, Bahareh Hajizadeh5, Maryam Jessri6 and Carolyn Gotay7

Author Affiliations

1 Human Nutrition Division, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

2 Alberta Institute of Human Nutrition, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

3 Community Nutrition Department, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

4 National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute (WHO Collaborating Center), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

5 Department of Radiation Oncology, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Kurdistan, Iran

6 Oral Cancer Research Group, University of Queensland Center for Clinical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

7 Canadian Cancer Society Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Nutrition Journal 2011, 10:137  doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-137

Published: 20 December 2011

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Calorie-adjusted mean values among esophageal cancer cases and controls, and range of macronutrient intakes in tertile categories of selected macronutrients in a case-control study in Iran. The file contains information about the mean macronutrient intakes among cases and controls

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Calorie-adjusted mean values among esophageal cancer cases and controls, and range of micronutrient intakes in tertile categories of selected micronutrients in a case-control study in Iran. The file contains information about the mean micronutrient intakes among cases and controls

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