Mediterranean diet and hepatocellular carcinoma.

  title={Mediterranean diet and hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Federica Turati and Dimitirios Trichopoulos and Jerry Polesel and Francesca Bravi and Marta Rossi and Renato Talamini and Silvia Franceschi and Maurizio Montella and Antonia Trichopoulou and Carlo La La Vecchia and Pagona Lagiou},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  volume={60 3},
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has a very poor prognosis and any effort to identify additional risk factors, besides those already established, would be important for the prevention of the disease. Data on the role of diet on HCC risk are still controversial. METHODS We have evaluated the association of adherence to the Mediterranean diet with HCC risk, as well as the interaction of this dietary pattern with chronic hepatitis infection, by combining two case-control studies… CONTINUE READING
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