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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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Journal:
Journal of the National Cancer Institute More from this journal
Volume:
97
Issue:
12
Pages:
906-916
Publication date:
2005-06-01
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EISSN:
1460-2105
ISSN:
0027-8874
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:74821
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uuid:901c5476-d5e7-44cb-a14c-e458a229ab80
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pubs:74821
Source identifiers:
74821
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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