Influence of the Mediterranean diet on the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract.

13 Oct 2003Bosetti C, Gallus S, Trichopoulou A, Talamini R, Franceschi S, Negri E, La Vecchia C.

This study provides evidence that an a priori defined nutritional pattern, which includes several aspects of the Mediterranean diet, favorably affects the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract.

Case-control study
3 effects
8 years
4684 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Oral cavity and pharynx cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Decrease

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Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Oesophagus cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Decrease

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Mediterranean diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Larynx cancer Respiratory outcome
Larynx cancer
Respiratory

Strong Decrease

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