Olive oil, diet and colorectal cancer: an ecological study and a hypothesis.

@article{Stoneham2000OliveOD,
  title={Olive oil, diet and colorectal cancer: an ecological study and a hypothesis.},
  author={Mark Stoneham and Michael J. Goldacre and Valerie A Seagroatt and Leicester Gill},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2000},
  volume={54 10},
  pages={756-60}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a common cancer in many western countries and is probably caused in part by dietary factors. Southern European countries have lower incidence rates of CRC than many other western countries. It was postulated that, because olive oil is thought to influence bile salt secretion patterns in rats, it may influence the occurrence of CRC. The purpose of this study was to compare national levels of dietary factors, with particular reference to olive oil, with… CONTINUE READING
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