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A Case-Control Study of Risk Factors for Gastric Cancer in Three Geographic Areas of Mexico (1996)

Title:

A Case-Control Study of Risk Factors for Gastric Cancer in Three Geographic Areas of Mexico

Key words:

chili peppers, capsaicin, Helicobacter pylori, gastric infection, Mexico

Research Institution:

National Institute of Public Health

Location:

Mexico

Researcher:

Lizbeth Lopez-Carrillo

Project Description:

Dr. Lopez-Carillo completed her hospital case control study of a possible relationship between high consumption of hot chili peppers and gastric cancer by analyzing the serum specimens obtained during the previous grant period for H. pylori and analyzing the collected data.

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