Coffee and cancer of the pancreas: an Italian multicenter study.

  title={Coffee and cancer of the pancreas: an Italian multicenter study.},
  author={Lucio Gullo and Raffaele Pezzilli and Antonio Maria Morselli-Labate},
  volume={11 3},
While cigarette smoking is a well-established risk factor for pancreatic cancer, the role of alcohol, coffee and tea consumption remains controversial. In view of this, and because of the limited information on possible environmental risk factors of pancreatic cancer in Italy, we carried out this study. Five hundred seventy patients with newly diagnosed pancreatic cancer and 570 controls from 14 Italian centers were studied. Using a standardized questionnaire, all were interviewed personally… CONTINUE READING
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