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Dietary factors and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Nebraska (United States)

Overview of attention for article published in Cancer Causes and Control, September 1994
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Dietary factors and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Nebraska (United States)
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Cancer Causes and Control, September 1994
DOI 10.1007/bf01694756
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Mary H. Ward, Shelia Hoar Zahm, Dennis D. Weisenburger, Gloria Gridley, Kenneth P. Cantor, Robert C. Saal, Aaron Blair


Little is known about dietary factors and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) risk, although high intakes of animal protein and milk have been associated with NHL in two previous studies. As part of a population-based case-control study of agricultural and other risk factors for NHL in eastern Nebraska (USA), we examined the self- and proxy-reported frequency of consumption of 30 food items by 385 White men and women with NHL and 1,432 controls. Animal protein intake was not associated significantly with the risk of NHL, however, there was a nonsignificantly elevated risk of NHL among men with high milk consumption. Vitamin C, carotene, citrus fruit, and dark green vegetable intakes were inversely significantly related to the risk of NHL for men, but not for women. Among men, the odds ratios for the highest quartiles of both vitamin C and carotene intake were 0.6 (95% confidence intervals = 0.3-1.0). There were no meaningful differences in the associations of nutrient intakes and NHL risk between B- and T-cell lymphomas and histologic types. Risks for low intakes of vitamin C and carotene were greater among men and women with a family history of cancer, particularly a history of lymphatic or hematopoietic cancer among first-degree relatives.

Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 13 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Professor 3 23%
Unspecified 3 23%
Researcher 2 15%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 15%
Student > Master 1 8%
Other 2 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 4 31%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 31%
Medicine and Dentistry 4 31%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 8%

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