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Dietary fibre intake and risks of cancers of the colon and rectum in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC).

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BACKGROUND: Earlier analyses within the EPIC study showed that dietary fibre intake was inversely associated with colorectal cancer risk, but results from some large cohort studies do not support this finding. We explored whether the association remained after longer follow-up with a near threefold increase in colorectal cancer cases, and if the association varied by gender and tumour location. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: After a mean follow-up of 11.0 years, 4,517 incident cases of color...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0039361

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European Research Council (ERC)
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Nordic Center of Excellence Programme on Food, Nutrition and Health (Norway)
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Netherlands Cancer Registry (NKR)
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Dutch ZON (Zorg Onderzoek Nederland)
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Public Library of Science
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Volume:
7
Issue:
6
Article number:
e39361
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1932-6203
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1932-6203
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English
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uuid:8c9ff968-cf3d-4dd7-973c-9d6184053868
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341433
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2012-12-19

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