Fraction of prostate cancer incidence attributed to diet in Athens, Greece.

  title={Fraction of prostate cancer incidence attributed to diet in Athens, Greece.},
  author={Cristina Bosetti and Anastasia Tzonou and Pagona Lagiou and Eva Negri and Dimitirios Trichopoulos and Chester Chen-Yu Hsieh},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  volume={9 2},
Diet appears to be a major determinant in the incidence of prostate cancer. In a case-control study conducted in Athens, Greece, we found that dairy products, butter and seed oils were positively associated with risk of prostate cancer, whereas cooked and raw tomatoes were inversely associated. We utilized the data from this study to calculate the population attributable fractions under alternative assumptions of feasible dietary changes. For each subject, a dietary score was calculated and… CONTINUE READING

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