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Meat, fish, and colorectal cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition.

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BACKGROUND: Current evidence suggests that high red meat intake is associated with increased colorectal cancer risk. High fish intake may be associated with a decreased risk, but the existing evidence is less convincing. METHODS: We prospectively followed 478 040 men and women from 10 European countries who were free of cancer at enrollment between 1992 and 1998. Information on diet and lifestyle was collected at baseline. After a mean follow-up of 4.8 years, 1329 incident colorectal cancers...

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10.1093/jnci/dji164

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Bingham, S More by this author
Ferrari, P More by this author
Slimani, N More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Volume:
97
Issue:
12
Pages:
906-916
Publication date:
2005-06-05
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EISSN:
1460-2105
ISSN:
0027-8874
URN:
uuid:77dba512-7b04-4a3c-9754-2ebdc24de67e
Source identifiers:
1789
Local pid:
pubs:1789

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