Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

@article{Schwingshackl2014AdherenceTM,
  title={Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.},
  author={Lukas Schwingshackl and Georg Hoffmann},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={135 8},
  pages={
          1884-97
        }
}
The aim of this research study was to meta-analyze the effects of adherence to Mediterranean diet (MD) on overall cancer risk, and different cancer types. Literature search was performed using the electronic databases MEDLINE, SCOPUS and EMBASE until January 10, 2014. Inclusion criteria were cohort or case-control studies. Study specific risk ratios (RRs) were pooled using a random effect model by the Cochrane software package Review Manager 5.2. Twenty-one cohort studies including 1,368,736… CONTINUE READING
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