Nutritional factors and pancreatic cancer: A case-control study from South-West Poland

W. Zatonski, K. Przewozniak, G. R. Howe, P. Maisonneuve, A. M. Walker, P. Boyle

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Abstract

A population-based case-control study of diet and pancreatic cancer has been conducted in the Opole Voivodeship region in Poland, using 110 cases and 195 controls. A full diet history was used to estimate the daily intake of calories, fat, protein, carbohydrate, cholesterol, retinol, vitamin C, and fibre. There is a strong positive association with the intake of cholesterol with relative risks of 1.90, 3.77, and 4.31 for the 3 upper quartiles compared with the lowest (p, trend =

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)390-394
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Cancer
Volume48
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1991

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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Zatonski, W., Przewozniak, K., Howe, G. R., Maisonneuve, P., Walker, A. M., & Boyle, P. (1991). Nutritional factors and pancreatic cancer: A case-control study from South-West Poland. International Journal of Cancer, 48(3), 390-394.