Mediterranean diet and cancer.

@article{Vecchia2004MediterraneanDA,
  title={Mediterranean diet and cancer.},
  author={Carlo la Vecchia},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={
          965-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To analyse the role of various aspects of the Mediterranean diet in several common epithelial cancers, including digestive and selected non-digestive tract neoplasms. DESIGN Systematic analysis of data from a series of case-control studies. SETTING Northern Italy, between 1983 and 1998. SUBJECTS Over 12,000 cases of 20 cancer sites and 10,000 controls. RESULTS For most epithelial cancers, the risk decreased with increasing vegetable and fruit consumption, with relative risk… CONTINUE READING

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