Dietary patterns and risk of bladder cancer: a factor analysis in Uruguay

  title={Dietary patterns and risk of bladder cancer: a factor analysis in Uruguay},
  author={Eduardo De St{\'e}fani and Paolo L Boffetta and Alvaro L. Ronco and Hugo Deneo-Pellegrini and Giselle Acosta and Mar{\'i}a Mendilaharsu},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
To determine the major dietary patterns associated with bladder cancer risk, we conducted a principal components analysis (PCA) in a case–control study from Uruguay. A total of 255 newly diagnosed and microscopically confirmed cases of transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder and 501 hospitalized controls were included in the study. Both series were drawn from the four major public hospitals in Montevideo, Uruguay. Cases and controls were frequency matched on age and sex. Controls were… CONTINUE READING


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