Diet and bladder cancer: a meta-analysis of six dietary variables.

  title={Diet and bladder cancer: a meta-analysis of six dietary variables.},
  author={C. Steinmaus and S. N{\'u}{\~n}ez and A. Smith},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={151 7},
  • C. Steinmaus, S. Núñez, A. Smith
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • American journal of epidemiology
  • In 1996, more than 300,000 new cases of bladder cancer were diagnosed worldwide. Besides tobacco smoking, occupation, and other factors, diet may play a role in causation of this illness. The authors performed a meta-analytical review of epidemiologic studies linking six dietary factors to bladder cancer. These factors include retinol, beta-carotene, fruits, vegetables, meat, and fat. Increased risks of bladder cancer were associated with diets low in fruit intake (relative risk (RR) = 1.40, 95… CONTINUE READING
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