Risk factors for stomach cancer in Brazil (I): a case-control study among non-Japanese Brazilians in São Paulo.

@article{Nishimoto2002RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for stomach cancer in Brazil (I): a case-control study among non-Japanese Brazilians in S{\~a}o Paulo.},
  author={In{\^e}s Nobuko Nishimoto and Gerson Shigueaki Hamada and Luiz Paulo Kowalski and Joaquim Jos{\^e} Gama Rodrigues and Kiyoshi Iriya and Shizuka Sasazuki and Tomoyuki Hanaoka and Shoichiro Tsugane},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={277-83}
}
BACKGROUND Stomach cancer is an important health problem in Brazil, with an estimated 20 000 new cases per year and it was the most frequent cancer site in men and the third most frequent site in women in São Paulo in 1993. Nevertheless, there are no reports of analytical epidemiological study on stomach cancer in Brazil. METHODS A hospital-based case-control study was conducted among Brazilian residents with a non-Japanese background in the city; 236 consecutive cases of histologically… CONTINUE READING

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