Fibre intake and prostate cancer risk.

  title={Fibre intake and prostate cancer risk.},
  author={Claudio Pelucchi and Renato Talamini and Carlotta Galeone and Eva Negri and Silvia Franceschi and Luigino Dal Maso and Maurizio Montella and Ettore Conti and Carlo La La Vecchia},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={109 2},
Dietary fibre has been reported to protect from several neoplasms, but the issue remains controversial. No previous study considered in depth the topic of fibres and prostate cancer. A multicentre case-control study was conducted in Italy from 1991 to 2002, including 1,294 men with incident, histologically confirmed prostate cancer and 1,451 controls admitted to the same network of hospitals as cases with acute nonmalignant conditions. Multivariate odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals… CONTINUE READING