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Fluid intake and incidence of renal cell carcinoma in UK women

Allen, Naomi.E; Balkwill, Angela; Beral, Valerie; Green, Jennifer C; Reeves, Gillian K; Million Women Study, Collaborators; Banks, Emily


Background:It has been suggested that the apparent protective effect of alcohol intake on renal cell carcinoma may be due to the diluting effect of carcinogens by a high total fluid intake. We assessed the association between intakes of total fluids and of specific beverages on the risk of renal cell carcinoma in a large prospective cohort of UK women.Methods:Information on beverage consumption was obtained from a questionnaire sent 3 years after recruitment into the Million Women Study. Cox...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Cancer
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.2011.90


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