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BackgroundWhile dietary factors have been shown to play an important etiologic role in non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), little is known about the association between inflammatory properties of diet and NHL risk.MethodsWe explored the association between the dietary inflammatory index (DII) and NHL risk in a multicenter Italian case–control study conducted between 1999 and 2014. Cases were 536 subjects with incident, histologically confirmed NHL from three areas in Italy. Controls were 984 subjects admitted to the same network of hospitals as the cases for acute, nonmalignant conditions, unrelated to diet. DII scores were computed based on 30 nutrients and food items assessed using a reproducible and validated 78-item food-frequency questionnaire. Odds ratios (ORs) were estimated through logistic regression models adjusting for age, total …
Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 
1 Jul 2017

Nitin Shivappa, James R Hébert, Martina Taborelli, Maurizio Montella, Massimo Libra, Antonella Zucchetto, Anna Crispo, Maria Grimaldi, Carlo La Vecchia, Diego Serraino, Jerry Polesel

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Volume: 28 Issue: 7 Pages: 791-799
Cancer Causes & Control