DIET AND RISK OF BREAST-CANCER - MAJOR FINDINGS FROM AN ITALIAN CASE-CONTROL STUDY

Citation
A. Favero et al., DIET AND RISK OF BREAST-CANCER - MAJOR FINDINGS FROM AN ITALIAN CASE-CONTROL STUDY, Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy, 52(3), 1998, pp. 109-115
Citations number
32
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Pharmacology & Pharmacy","Medicine, Research & Experimental
ISSN journal
0753-3322
Volume
52
Issue
3
Year of publication
1998
Pages
109 - 115
Database
ISI
SICI code
0753-3322(1998)52:3<109:DAROB->2.0.ZU;2-S
Abstract
A large case-control study (2,569 women with breast cancer and 2,588 c ontrol women) carried out in Italy between 1991 and 1994 permits eluci dation of breast cancer risk in relation to dietary patterns in a sout hern European population. Major findings include direct associations w ith the intake of bread and cereal dishes, sugar, and pork meat, and i nverse associations with the intake of vegetable oils, raw vegetables, fish, beta-carotene, vitamin E, and calcium. (C) 1998 Elsevier, Paris .