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Familial risk of colon and rectal cancer in Iceland: evidence for different etiologic factors?

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The aim of this study was to characterize the familial risk of colon and rectal cancer using 2 population-based registries in Iceland, the Icelandic Cancer Registry and a genealogy database. The standardized incidence ratio (SIR) was used to estimate the risk among relatives of colorectal cancer index cases diagnosed in Iceland over a 46-year period (1955-2000). The 2,770 colorectal cancer patients had 23,272 first-degree relatives. Among first-degree relatives, there was an increased risk of...

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10.1002/ijc.21835

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Statistics
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Author
Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer More from this journal
Volume:
119
Issue:
2
Pages:
304-308
Publication date:
2006-07-01
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Language:
English
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pubs:97713
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uuid:1a8ce5fb-90f2-458a-ba43-8c19a6676386
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pubs:97713
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97713
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2012-12-19

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