Dietary factors in the etiology of ovarian cancer were investigated with the use of data from a case-control study conducted in Northern Italy on 455 histologically confirmed epithelial carcinomas and 1,385 control subjects in the hospital for acute conditions unrelated to any of the known or potential risk factors for cancer of the ovary. Women with ovarian cancer reported significantly elevated frequency of consumption of meat [relative risk (RR) = 1.6 for ≥ 7 vs.
|Title of host publication||Journal of the National Cancer Institute|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cancer Research