Cancer risk with folic acid supplements: a systematic review and meta-analysis

12 Jan 2012Tale Norbye Wien, Eva Pike, Torbjørn Wisløff, Annetine Staff, Sigbjørn Smeland, Marianne Klemp

Prostate cancer was the only cancer type found to be increased after folic acid supplementation

Meta Analysis
1 effect
10 years
38 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Folic Acid, Folate & Vitamin B9 Supplements Manufactured risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Folic Acid, Folate & V...

Prostate Cancer Reproductive outcome
Minor increase risk of Prostate Cancer
Reproductive system

High evidence