Diet and cancer of the colon and rectum: a case-control study in China.

@article{Hu1991DietAC,
  title={Diet and cancer of the colon and rectum: a case-control study in China.},
  author={Jing Fang Hu and Yong Y. Liu and Yeon K Yu and Tong Z Zhao and Scot D. Liu and Qiang Wang},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1991},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={362-7}
}
A case-control study was carried out in Harbin city to assess the role of diet in the aetiology of colorectal cancer. A total of 336 incident cases of histologically confirmed colorectal cancer (111 colon cancer and 225 rectal cancer) and an equal number of controls with other non-neoplastic diseases were interviewed in hospital wards. Data concerning the average frequency of consumption and amount consumed of single food items were obtained by a dietary history questionnaire. Odds ratios and… CONTINUE READING

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