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Anthropometric measures, physical activity, and risk of glioma and meningioma in a large prospective cohort study.

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Body fatness has been associated with increased risk of a number of hormone-dependent cancers. Recent studies suggest that body mass index (BMI) may be related to meningiomas, which are more common in women than men, and for which estrogens are believed to play a role. Using data from a large European propective cohort, 203 incident cases of meningioma and 340 cases of glioma were included in the analysis for measures of body fat, height, and physical activity among 380,775 participants. All ...

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Michaud, DS More by this author
Schlehofer, B More by this author
Tjønneland, A More by this author
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Journal:
Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Volume:
4
Issue:
9
Pages:
1385-1392
Publication date:
2011-09-05
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EISSN:
1940-6215
ISSN:
1940-6207
URN:
uuid:1b7fc01b-90fb-485c-956e-1e7762acfae3
Source identifiers:
179811
Local pid:
pubs:179811

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