Environmental and nutritional factors significantly associated with cancer of the urinary tract among different ethnic groups

Urol Clin North Am. 1991 Aug;18(3):501-8.


A high incidence rate of urinary tract cancer in the Acre District among the Jewish population compared with the non-Jewish population has been studied. The dietary and environmental factors identified and the possible mechanisms of the protective effect that may be conferred by fluid intake, olives and olive oil, cumin, and pepper (chili pepper and pepper) are discussed.

MeSH terms

  • Condiments
  • Diet*
  • Humans
  • Israel / epidemiology
  • Jews*
  • Middle Aged
  • Urogenital Neoplasms / epidemiology
  • Urogenital Neoplasms / ethnology
  • Urogenital Neoplasms / etiology*