Wine and tobacco: risk factors for gastric cancer in France.

  title={Wine and tobacco: risk factors for gastric cancer in France.},
  author={J. Joseph Hoey and C Montvernay and R. F. Lambert},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={113 6},
Cross-sectional studies in France have shown strong regional correlations between death rates from alcohol related diseases and death rates from gastric cancer. The present study involved 40 cases of newly diagnosed adenocarcinoma of the stomach and 168 control subjects with one of four other gastrointestinal diagnoses selected from the same hospital service during the same time period, 1978-1980. On the basis of a standard nutritional interview alcohol and particularly red wine were seen to be… CONTINUE READING

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