Food habits and pancreatic cancer: a case-control study of the Francophone community in Montreal, Canada.

11 Dec 1995P Ghadirian, J Baillargeon, A Simard and C Perret

The results of this study suggest that food habits may play an important role in the etiology of cancer of the pancreas among French Canadians in Montreal, whereas other food habits may reduce the risk of this disease.

Case-control study
9 effects
4 years
418 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Fried Foods Nutrition risk & protective factor
Fried Foods
Nutrition

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Strong increased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Low evidence
284.0%

Processed Foods Nutrition risk & protective factor

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Strong increased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Low evidence
210.0%

Salt Herb risk & protective factor
Salt
Herb

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Strong increased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Low evidence
328.0%

Sugar Nutrition risk & protective factor
Sugar
Nutrition

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Strong increased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Low evidence
181.0%

Food Emulsifier Manufactured risk & protective factor
Food Emulsifier
Manufactured

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Minor increase risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Low evidence
8.0%

Fruits Nutrition risk & protective factor
Fruits
Nutrition

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Decreased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Low evidence
-28.0%

Vegetables Nutrition risk & protective factor
Vegetables
Nutrition

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Decreased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Low evidence
-28.0%

Solid Fuel Smoke Contaminant risk & protective factor
Solid Fuel Smoke
Contaminant

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Strong increased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Low evidence
363.0%

Processed Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Strong increased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Low evidence
368.0%