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Table 6: Eight human epidemiology tests in 11 countries show a link between nitrate consumption and cancer

Pouring It On: Table 6: Eight human epidemiology tests in 11 countries show a link between nitrate consumption and cancer

February 1, 1996
Author Country Finding
Gilli, 1984 Italy High water nitrate regions have a higher risk of stomach cancer.
Clough, 1983 Britain For men, gastric cancer rates associated with water nitrate intake.
Armijo, 1975, 1981 Chile Gastric cancer associated with fertilizer use.
Cuello, 1976 Colombia Gastric cancer associated with water nitrate intake. Particularly high risk for those exposed early in life.
Weisenburger, 1990 USA Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma associated with nitrate or pesticide contamination of drinking water wells.
Haenszel, 1976 Japan Gastric cancer associated with drinking well-water which is generally higher in nitrate.
Jensen, 1982 Denmark Region of high water nitrate intake associated with increased gastric cancer risk.