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Adult weight change and risk of colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition.

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AIM: Weight change during adult life may reflect metabolic changes and influence colorectal cancer (CRC) development, but such role is not well established. We aimed to explore the association between adult weight change (from age 20 to 50) and CRC risk. In particular, we investigated differences according to colon and rectal cancer, sex and measures of attained adiposity. METHODS: We included 201,696 participants from six participating countries in the European Prospective Investigation into...

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10.1016/j.ejca.2013.06.021

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Aleksandrova, K More by this author
Pischon, T More by this author
Buijsse, B More by this author
Peeters, PH More by this author
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Journal:
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990)
Volume:
49
Issue:
16
Pages:
3526-3536
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1879-0852
ISSN:
0959-8049
URN:
uuid:64cd6ed4-791b-4e6e-b322-ee68e915ed32
Source identifiers:
415698
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pubs:415698

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