Nutrient intake and cancer of the pancreas: a case-control study in Athens, Greece

  title={Nutrient intake and cancer of the pancreas: a case-control study in Athens, Greece},
  author={Victoria Kalapothaki and Anastasia Tzonou and Chung-Cheng Hsieh and Anna Karakatsani and Antonia Trichopoulou and Nektaria Toupadaki and Dimitirios Trichopoulos},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
In a hospital-based case-control study of pancreatic cancer conducted in Athens (1991–92), 181 patients with histologically confirmed cancer of the exocrine pancreas were compared with hospital patient controls and hospital visitor controls, individually matched to the cases by hospital, age, gender, and interviewer in a 1:1:1 ratio. All interviews were conducted in person in the respective hospitals. Diet was ascertained through a semiquantitative food-frequency questionnaire. Nutrient intakes… CONTINUE READING


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