Glycemic index, glycemic load and renal cell carcinoma risk.

  title={Glycemic index, glycemic load and renal cell carcinoma risk.},
  author={Carlotta Galeone and Claudio Pelucchi and Luigino Dal Maso and Eva Negri and Renato Talamini and Maurizio Montella and Valerio Ramazzotti and Rino Bellocco and Silvia Franceschi and Carlo la Vecchia},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  volume={20 11},
BACKGROUND The risk of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has been related to refined cereals and starchy foods, but the association has not been studied in terms of glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL). To provide information on this issue, we analyzed data from an Italian multicentric case-control study. MATERIALS AND METHODS Cases were 767 patients with histologically confirmed, incident RCC. Controls were 1534 subjects admitted to the same hospitals as cases for a wide spectrum of acute… CONTINUE READING