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Olive oil, diet and colorectal cancer: an ecological study and a hypothesis.

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STUDY OBJECTIVES: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a common cancer in many western countries and is probably caused in part by dietary factors. Southern European countries have lower incidence rates of CRC than many other western countries. It was postulated that, because olive oil is thought to influence bile salt secretion patterns in rats, it may influence the occurrence of CRC. The purpose of this study was to compare national levels of dietary factors, with particular reference to olive oil, w...

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10.1136/jech.54.10.756

Authors


Stoneham, M More by this author
Goldacre, M More by this author
Seagroatt, V More by this author
Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
54
Issue:
10
Pages:
756-760
Publication date:
2000-10-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:d4534ca6-e9d4-4868-a839-0b3dbe7ef4aa
Source identifiers:
247071
Local pid:
pubs:247071

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