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Food groups and risk of prostate cancer: a case-control study in Uruguay.
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PMID:  22544454     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
OBJECTIVE: The role of foods and beverages has been studied in detail in order to establish probable risk factors for prostate cancer. METHODS: Data were derived from 326 cases with incident and microscopically confirmed adenocarcinomas of the prostate and 652 controls. Odds ratios and 95 % confidence intervals of prostate cancer were estimated by unconditional multiple logistic regression. RESULTS: We identified the following food items as risk factors: lamb meat, salted meat, whole milk, total eggs, and maté consumption. The highest OR was associated with total eggs (OR, 2.43; 95 % CI, 1.70-3.48), followed by salted meat (OR, 2.65; 95 % CI, 1.36-3.76), maté consumption (OR, 1.96; 95 % CI, 1.17-3.31), and whole milk (OR, 2.01; 95 % CI, 1.26-2.51). CONCLUSIONS: The final model, fitted by stepwise forward method, included total eggs, salted meat, whole milk, and maté consumption, whereas fruits were protective.
Hugo Deneo-Pellegrini; Alvaro L Ronco; Eduardo De Stefani; Paolo Boffetta; Pelayo Correa; María Mendilaharsu; Gisele Acosta
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cancer causes & control : CCC     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-7225     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
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Created Date:  2012-4-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9100846     Medline TA:  Cancer Causes Control     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Grupo de Epidemiología, Departamento de Anatomía Patológica, Hospital de Clínicas, Universidad de la República, Avenida Brasil 3080 department 402, 11300, Montevideo, Uruguay.
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