Dietary factors and risk of lung cancer: results from a case-control study, Toronto, 1981-1985.

@article{Jain1990DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary factors and risk of lung cancer: results from a case-control study, Toronto, 1981-1985.},
  author={Meera G. Jain and J. David Burch and Geoffrey R. Howe and Harvey A. Risch and Anthony B. Miller},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1990},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={287-93}
}
Associations between dietary factors and risk of lung cancer are reported from a study of 839 cases and 772 population-based controls interviewed in metropolitan Toronto between 1981 and 1985. Increased consumption of vegetables is associated with a decreased relative risk of 0.60 (95% confidence limits = 0.40 to 0.88) for those in the highest compared with the lowest quartile. Cholesterol intake is associated with increased risk, but this is restricted to those in the highest quartile for whom… CONTINUE READING