Phytosterols and risk of lung cancer: a case-control study in Uruguay.

Plant sterols are substances present in vegetable oils, corn and some fruits. According to previous studies, phytosterols are protective in colon carcinogenesis. This case-control study was carried out in order to establish a possible protective role of plant sterols in lung carcinogenesis. The study was performed in Montevideo, Uruguay, during 1993-1996… CONTINUE READING