Gastric cancer and allium vegetable intake: a critical review of the experimental and epidemiologic evidence.

@article{Guercio2014GastricCA,
  title={Gastric cancer and allium vegetable intake: a critical review of the experimental and epidemiologic evidence.},
  author={Valentina Guercio and Carlotta Galeone and Federica Turati and Carlo La La Vecchia},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={757-73}
}
There are suggestions of an anticancerogenic effect of allium vegetables and their associated organosulfur components against several cancer types, including gastric cancer, but the issue remains open to discussion and quantification. The present critical review discussed the history, the health properties, the chemistry, the anticancerogenic evidences from experimental studies, and the anticancer mechanisms of allium vegetables. We also summarized findings from epidemiological studies… CONTINUE READING
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