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Prospective study of physical activity and risk of primary adenocarcinomas of the oesophagus and stomach in the EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and nutrition) cohort.

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OBJECTIVE: To analyse the association between types of physical activity (occupational, recreational and household, vigorous and overall) and risk of primary oesophageal (OAC) or gastric adenocarcinoma (GAC). METHODS: From nine European countries, 420,449 participants were recruited between 1991 and 2000 and followed-up for a mean of 8.8 years to register incident GAC and OAC. Information on physical activity (PA), diet, lifestyle and health-related variables was obtained at baseline. Helicob...

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10.1007/s10552-009-9493-x

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Huerta, JM More by this author
Navarro, C More by this author
Chirlaque, MD More by this author
Steindorf, K More by this author
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Journal:
Cancer causes and control : CCC
Volume:
21
Issue:
5
Pages:
657-669
Publication date:
2010-05-05
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EISSN:
1573-7225
ISSN:
0957-5243
URN:
uuid:5f60985c-53ff-41e3-9c7a-cdf00536557e
Source identifiers:
54729
Local pid:
pubs:54729

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