Heme Iron from Meat and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Meta-analysis and a Review of the Mechanisms Involved

15 Feb 2011Nadia M. Bastide, Fabrice H.F. Pierre and Denis E. Corpet

Epidemiological data thus show a suggestive association between dietary heme and risk of colon cancer.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
10 years
566607 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Red Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Red Meat

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome
Minor increase risk of Colorectal Cancer
Digestive system

High evidence