Flavonoids and the risk of renal cell carcinoma.

  title={Flavonoids and the risk of renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Cristina Bosetti and Marta Rossi and Joseph K. Mclaughlin and Eva Negri and Renato Talamini and Pagona Lagiou and Maurizio Montella and Valerio Ramazzotti and Silvia Franceschi and Carlo LaVecchia},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={16 1},
Intake of flavonoids has been inversely related to the risk of various common neoplasms, but limited data exist on renal cell carcinoma (RCC). We used data from a case-control study conducted between 1994 and 2002 in four Italian areas to study the relation between major flavonoid classes and RCC. The study included 767 cases with incident, histologically confirmed RCC and 1,534 hospital controls admitted for acute, nonneoplastic conditions and matched with cases by study center, sex, and… CONTINUE READING
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