Cancer and yerba mate consumption: a review of possible associations.

  title={Cancer and yerba mate consumption: a review of possible associations.},
  author={Dora I. Loria and Enrique Barrios and Roberto Zanetti},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  volume={25 6},
OBJECTIVE To identify any possible link between mate consumption and cancer, mainly of the esophagus, larynx, and oral cavity. [] Key Method The bibliographies of the articles were examined for additional relevant sources. In addition, a search on the name of each author having published on the topic was conducted. The epidemiological studies are presented by cancer site; experimental works are examined in dedicated sections; and the discussion combines epidemiological and experimental evidence.

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