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European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): Study populations and data collection

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The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) is an ongoing multi-centre prospective cohort study designed to investigate the relationship between nutrition and cancer, with the potential for studying other diseases as well. The study currently includes 519 978 participants (366 521 women and 153457 men, mostly aged 35-70 years) in 23 centres located in 10 European countries, to be followed for cancer incidence and cause-specific mortality for several decades. At enr...

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10.1079/PHN2002394

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Journal:
Public Health Nutrition More from this journal
Volume:
5
Issue:
6 B
Pages:
1113-1124
Publication date:
2002-12-01
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1368-9800
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English
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2012-12-19

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