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Food and cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  521626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There are good reasons to suspect that the quantity and quality of food influence both the overall risk of development of many forms of cancer and the types of cancer which occur most commonly. The evidence is briefly reviewed and the kinds of mechanisms that may be responsible listed. The striking effects of dietary restriction on cancer risk in laboratory rats and mice and the possibility that dietary restraint may be beneficial in man are discussed. Recent laboratory evidence that carcinogens may be formed in food during cooking is mentioned. Finally, the importance of avoiding mineral imbalance when conducting animal studies designed to evaluate the safety of food constituents and additives is stressed in relation to urinary-calculus formation and bladder-tumour risk.
F J Roe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of human nutrition     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0308-4329     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hum Nutr     Publication Date:  1979 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-03-24     Completed Date:  1980-03-24     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7702659     Medline TA:  J Hum Nutr     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  405-15     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Diet Surveys
Disease Models, Animal
Energy Intake
Feeding Behavior
Food / adverse effects*
Minerals / deficiency
Neoplasms / chemically induced,  etiology*
Obesity / complications
Research Design
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms / etiology
Urinary Calculi / complications
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