Fruit and vegetable consumption in the prevention of oesophageal and cardia cancers.

@article{Terry2001FruitAV,
  title={Fruit and vegetable consumption in the prevention of oesophageal and cardia cancers.},
  author={Paul Terry and Jesper Lagergren and Helen M. Hansen and Alicja Wolk and Olof Nyr{\'e}n},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={365-9}
}
The incidence of adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus has increased rapidly in recent decades. In order to appreciate the potential for prevention by means of dietary modification, we estimated the aetiological fractions and the increments in absolute risk attributable to low intake of fruit and vegetables for adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus and for adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction. We conducted a nationwide population-based case-control study in Sweden… CONTINUE READING
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