Longitudinal study of serum carotenoid, retinol, and tocopherol concentrations in relation to breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


The American journal of clinical nutrition, Volume 90, Issue 1, p.162-9 (2009)


2009, Adult, beta Carotene, Breast Neoplasms, Carotenoids, Center-Authored Paper, Female, Follow-Up Studies, gamma-Tocopherol, Humans, Incidence, Longitudinal Studies, Menopause, Middle Aged, Multivariate Analysis, Nutrition Assessment Core Facility, Postmenopause, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Factors, Shared Resources, Tocopherols, Vitamin A


Prospective studies have examined the association of serum and plasma carotenoids and micronutrients and breast cancer; however, to date, studies have only assessed exposure at one point in time.