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Diet, Colonic Bacterial Metabolism and Colon Cancer Risk in African Americans (2002)

Title:

Diet, Colonic Bacterial Metabolism and Colon Cancer Risk in African Americans

Key words:

colonic bacteria, African Americans, Caucasian Americans, Native Ameriacns, dietary risk factors

Research Institution:

Virginia Commonwealth University

Location:

Virginia

Researcher:

Stephen J O'Keefe

Project Description:

Dr. O�Keefe did a comparative study of colonic bacteria versus diet in groups of African Americans, Caucasian Americans and Native Africans to determine whether changes in bacterial populations might contribute to the dietary risk factors for colon cancer.

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