Dietary fatty acids and colorectal cancer: a case-control study.

  title={Dietary fatty acids and colorectal cancer: a case-control study.},
  author={Evropi Theodoratou and Geraldine McNeill and Roseanne Cetnarskyj and Susan M Farrington and Albert Tenesa and Rebecca A. Barnetson and Mary E M Porteous and Malcolm G Dunlop and Harry Campbell},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={166 2},
Fatty acid effects on colorectal cancer risk were examined in a national prospective case-control study in Scotland (1999-2006), including 1,455 incident cases and 1,455 matched controls. Three conditional logistic regression models adjusted for energy (residual method) and for other risk factors were applied in the whole sample and were stratified by sex, cancer site, age, and tumor staging. Total and trans-monounsaturated fatty acids and palmitic, stearic, and oleic acids were dose… CONTINUE READING