Dietary antioxidants and lung cancer risk: a case-control study in Uruguay.

@article{Stfani1999DietaryAA,
  title={Dietary antioxidants and lung cancer risk: a case-control study in Uruguay.},
  author={Eduardo De St{\'e}fani and Paolo Boffetta and Hugo Deneo-Pellegrini and Mar{\'i}a Mendilaharsu and Julio C. Carzoglio and Alvaro L. Ronco and Luis Olivera},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={1999},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={100-10}
}
To examine the protective role of dietary antioxidants (carotenoids, vitamin C, vitamin E, glutathione, and flavonoids) in lung cancer risk, a case-control study involving 541 cases of lung cancer and 540 hospitalized controls was carried out in Uruguay. The relevant variables were energy adjusted using the residuals method and then categorized in quartiles. Adjusted odds ratios (ORs) for antioxidants were calculated through unconditional logistic regression. With the exception of lycopene and… CONTINUE READING

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