Meta-Analysis: Does Garlic Intake Reduce Risk of Gastric Cancer?

  title={Meta-Analysis: Does Garlic Intake Reduce Risk of Gastric Cancer?},
  author={Ramyasri Kodali and Guy D. Eslick},
  journal={Nutrition and Cancer},
  pages={1 - 11}
In the past 2 decades, various epidemiological studies investigated whether garlic can positively modify the risk of gastric cancer. Garlic contains numerous sulfide compounds, including diallyl trisulfide, which have anticarcinogenic properties. We conducted a meta-analysis to determine if garlic intake reduces the risk of gastric cancer. An electronic search of MEDLINE, PubMed, and EMBASE to June 2014 was completed. There were 14 case control studies, 2 randomized controlled studies, and 1… 

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