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Key Findings

  • Greater glycemic load in the diet increases the risk of endometrial cancer.
  • Consuming high-dose beta-carotene supplements increases the risk of lung cancer (in people who smoke or used to smoke tobacco).
  • Consuming beta-carotene in foods or supplements is unlikely to have substantial effect on the risk of prostate cancer.
  • Consuming beta-carotene in supplements is unlikely to have substantial effect on the risk of skin cancer (non-melanoma).
  • Consuming calcium supplements decreases the risk of colorectal cancer.

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