Meat intake and risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer: a case-control study in Uruguay.

@article{Stefani1999MeatIA,
  title={Meat intake and risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer: a case-control study in Uruguay.},
  author={Eduardo de Stefani and Hugo Deneo-Pellegrini and Paolo Boffetta and Mar{\'i}a Mendilaharsu},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1999},
  volume={82 1},
  pages={
          33-7
        }
}
In order to examine the relationship between different types of meat and squamous cell cancer of the esophagus, a case-control study was carried out in Uruguay. Eighty-two cases and 248 hospitalized controls were frequency-matched on age, sex, residence and urban/rural status. All patients responded to a detailed questionnaire, which included a food-frequency form for 64 food items representative of the usual Uruguayan diet. Whereas increases in risk were observed for high intake of salted meat… CONTINUE READING
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