Dietary intake of flavonoids and oesophageal and gastric cancer: incidence and survival in the United States of America (USA).

Publication Type:

Journal Article


British journal of cancer, Volume 112 Suppl, p.1291-300 (2015)


Flavonoids, polyphenolic compounds concentrated in fruits and vegetables, have experimentally demonstrated chemopreventive effects against oesophageal and gastric cancer. Few epidemiologic studies have examined flavonoid intake and incidence of these cancers, and none have considered survival.