Diet and lung cancer risk: findings from the Western New York Diet Study.

@article{Byers1987DietAL,
  title={Diet and lung cancer risk: findings from the Western New York Diet Study.},
  author={Tim E. Byers and Saxon Graham and Brenda P. Haughey and James R. Marshall and Mya K Swanson},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={
          351-63
        }
}
This study compares the diets of 450 lung cancer cases (296 males, 154 females) with those of 902 controls (587 males, 315 females). Cases were lung cancer patients diagnosed between August 1980 and July 1984 in three western New York counties, while controls were selected from the general population of these same counties. Usual diet was estimated by detailed interviews using a modified food frequency method. Case-control comparisons were made for dietary fat, protein, fiber, calories… CONTINUE READING

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