Journal article

Diet and alcohol consumption and lung cancer risk in the New York State Cohort (United States)

EV Bandera, JL Freudenheim, JR Marshall, M Zielezny, RL Priore, J Brasure, M Baptiste, S Graham

Cancer Causes Control | Published : 1997

Abstract

The relationship between diet and alcohol and lung cancer was evaluated among participants of the New York State Cohort (United States), comprising 27,544 men (395 cases) and 20,456 women (130 cases) who completed a brief mailed questionnaire in 1980. Participants were followed up through 1987 with the assistance of the New York State Department of Health's Vital Statistics Section and Cancer Registry. Among men, inverse relationships with vitamin C, folate, and carotenoids, and positive associations with total fat, monounsaturated and saturated fat were observed after adjusting for age, education, cigarettes/day, years smoking, and total energy intake. The relationships observed with folate..

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