Diet and breast cancer: a case-control study in Greece.

  title={Diet and breast cancer: a case-control study in Greece.},
  author={Klea Katsouyanni and Dimitirios Trichopoulos and Peter Boyle and E Xirouchaki and Antonia Trichopoulou and B Lisseos and Stamatis Vasilaros and Brian Macmahon},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={38 6},
A case-control study of the role of diet in the etiology of breast cancer was conducted in Athens, Greece. There are reasons to believe that the diet of the Greek population is characterized by greater heterogeneity than that in most countries where such studies have been undertaken. The case series consisted of 120 consecutive patients with histologically confirmed breast cancer admitted to either of two teaching hospitals over a 12-month period. The controls were 120 patients admitted to a… CONTINUE READING