Nutrient intake and gastric cancer in Mexico.

@article{LpezCarrillo1999NutrientIA,
  title={Nutrient intake and gastric cancer in Mexico.},
  author={Lizbeth L{\'o}pez-Carrillo and Malaquias Lopez-Cervantes and Mary H. Ward and J Bravo-Alvarado and Armando Ram{\'i}rez-Espitia},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1999},
  volume={83 5},
  pages={601-5}
}
In contrast to the decreasing trends observed in most countries, gastric-cancer mortality has remained at about the same level in Mexico throughout the last 40 years. As part of a study carried out in the metropolitan area of Mexico City, an assessment of nutrient intake and gastric cancer is presented here. The study population comprised 220 cases of gastric cancer and 752 population-based controls. Our results showed 70 to 80% reduction in the risk of developing this tumor, associated with… CONTINUE READING

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