Dietary patterns and colon cancer risk in Whites and African Americans in the North Carolina Colon Cancer Study.

@article{Satia2009DietaryPA,
  title={Dietary patterns and colon cancer risk in Whites and African Americans in the North Carolina Colon Cancer Study.},
  author={Jessie A. Satia and Marilyn Tseng and Joseph Anton Galanko and Christopher F. Martin and Robert S. Sandler},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={179-93}
}
We examined associations of dietary patterns with colon cancer risk in African Americans and Whites from a case-control study in North Carolina. Incident colon cancer cases, 40 to 80 yr (n = 636), and matched controls (n = 1,042) were interviewed in person to elicit information on potential colon cancer risk factors. A validated food frequency questionnaire adapted to include regional foods captured diet over the year prior to diagnosis (cases) or interview date (controls). Three meaningful… CONTINUE READING

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