Table 3.

Effect of 60 g (N = 36) or 30 g (N = 36) freeze-dried strawberries on histologic grade of esophageal precancerous lesions

NormalHyperplasiaMild dysplasiaModerate dysplasia
TreatmentaBefore/after (%)Before/after (%)Before/after (%)Before/after (%)
30 g0/2 (5.5)0/3 (8.3)30 (83.3)/24 (66.7)6 (16.7)/7 (19.4)
60 g0/19 (52.7)0/9 (25)31 (86.1)/5 (13.9)b5 (13.9)/3 (8.3)
  • aDaily for 6 months.

  • bSignificantly lower than before strawberry treatment as determined by the McNemar test (P < 0.0001).