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Br J Cancer. 2004 Apr 5;90(7):1361-3.

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

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  • 1Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980-8575, Japan.


In a pooled analysis of two prospective studies with 35004 Japanese women, green-tea intake was not associated with a lower risk of breast cancer (222 cases), the multivariate relative risk for women drinking >or=5 cups compared with <1 cup per day being 0.84 (95% confidence interval 0.57-1.24, Trend P=0.69).

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