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Socioeconomic position and the risk of gastric and oesophageal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST).

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OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the association of socioeconomic position with adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and stomach. METHODS: The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort comprises about 520 000 participants mostly aged 35-70 years. Information on diet and lifestyle was collected at recruitment. After an average follow-up of 6.5 years, 268 cases with adenocarcinoma of the stomach and 56 of the oesophagus were confirmed. We examined the effect of socioeconomi...

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10.1093/ije/dyl275

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Journal:
International journal of epidemiology
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Pages:
66-76
Publication date:
2007-02-01
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Source identifiers:
3194

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