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Gallstones and incident colorectal cancer in a large pan-European cohort study

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Gallstones, a common gastrointestinal condition, can lead to several digestive complications and can result in inflammation. Risk factors for gallstones include obesity, diabetes, smoking and physical inactivity, all of which are known risk factors for colorectal cancer (CRC), as is inflammation. However, it is unclear whether gallstones are a risk factor for CRC. We examined the association between history of gallstones and CRC in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrit...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/ijc.32090

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Name:
Medical Research Council
Grant:
MR/M012190/1
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Name:
Cancer Research UK
Grant:
C8221/A19170
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Name:
County Council of Västerbotten
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
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Volume:
145
Issue:
6
Pages:
1510-1516
Publication date:
2018-12-26
Acceptance date:
2018-11-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
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pubs:938976
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uuid:0594b126-ea62-461e-93ff-393266f042c6
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pubs:938976
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938976
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2018-11-07

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