Green tea consumption and the risk of pancreatic cancer in Japanese adults.

@article{Lin2008GreenTC,
  title={Green tea consumption and the risk of pancreatic cancer in Japanese adults.},
  author={Yingsong Lin and Shogo Kikuchi and Akiko Tamakoshi and Kiyoko Yagyu and Yuki Obata and Michiko Kurosawa and Yutaka Inaba and Takashi Kawamura and Yutaka Motohashi and Teruo Ishibashi},
  journal={Pancreas},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={25-30}
}
OBJECTIVE Green tea polyphenols have been shown to inhibit tumor growth in animal and in vitro studies. We examined the relationship between green tea consumption and the risk of death from pancreatic cancer in a large Japanese cohort. METHODS At baseline (1988-1990), study participants reported the frequency and amount of green tea consumption during the past year. They were followed-up for mortality until December 31, 2003. Relative risk and 95% confidence intervals were calculated from Cox… CONTINUE READING