Multivitamin supplement use and risk of invasive breast cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Public health nutrition, Volume 13, Issue 10, p.1540-5 (2010)


2010, Adult, Aged, Breast Neoplasms, Case-Control Studies, Center-Authored Paper, Dietary Supplements, Female, Health Care Surveys, Humans, Interviews as Topic, Logistic Models, Middle Aged, Multivariate Analysis, Odds Ratio, Public Health Sciences Division, Vitamins, Wisconsin, Young Adult


Multivitamin supplements are used by nearly half of middle-aged women in the USA. Despite this high prevalence of multivitamin use, little is known about the effects of multivitamins on health outcomes, including cancer risk. Our main objective was to determine the association between multivitamin use and the risk of breast cancer in women.