Foods, nutrients and prostate cancer: a case–control study in Uruguay

  title={Foods, nutrients and prostate cancer: a case–control study in Uruguay},
  author={Hugo Deneo-Pellegrini and Eduardo De St{\'e}fani and Alvaro L. Ronco and Mar{\'i}a Mendilaharsu},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
SummaryA case–control study of diet and prostate cancer was conducted in Montevideo, Uruguay involving 175 cases and 233 controls. When the highest quartile of intake was compared with the lowest, positive findings were obtained for red meat intake (OR 2.0, 95% CI 1.1–3.8), desserts (OR 1.8, 95% CI 0.9–3.3), total energy (OR 1.9, 95% CI 1.0–3.4) and total fat intake (OR 1.8, 95% CI 0.9–3.4). On the other hand, vegetables and fruits (OR 0.5, 95% CI 0.3–0.9), vitamin C (OR 0.4, 95% 0.2–0.8) and… CONTINUE READING

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