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The relation between cancer of the colon and rectum and nutrition, in Rio de Janeiro.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2820335     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A retrospective study was carried out on the type of habitual diet consumed in the Niterói (Rio de Janeiro) city. Two groups of subjects were integrated: the Experimental Group, formed by patients with neoplasms of the large intestine and rectum, and the Control Group, formed by individuals with no gastrointestinal disorders. The information obtained through direct inquiry, strongly suggests that cancer of the colon and rectum may be related to the high proportion of fat and low proportion of dietary fiber found in the diets of the patients studied.
E da C da Fonseca Lopes; S C Derivi; M H Mendez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivos latinoamericanos de nutrición     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0004-0622     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Latinoam Nutr     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-10-05     Completed Date:  1987-10-05     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0067507     Medline TA:  Arch Latinoam Nutr     Country:  VENEZUELA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  282-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Colonic Neoplasms / etiology*
Diet / adverse effects*
Dietary Fats / adverse effects
Dietary Fiber / administration & dosage
Rectal Neoplasms / etiology*
Retrospective Studies
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats

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