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A nested case-control study of metabolically defined body size phenotypes and risk of colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)

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Obesity is positively associated with colorectal cancer. Recently, body size subtypes categorised by the prevalence of hyperinsulinaemia have been defined, and metabolically healthy overweight/obese individuals (without hyperinsulinaemia) have been suggested to be at lower risk of cardiovascular disease than their metabolically unhealthy (hyperinsulinaemic) overweight/obese counterparts. Whether similarly variable relationships exist for metabolically defined body size phenotypes and colorect...

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1001988

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Abubakar, M More by this author
Aleksandrova, K More by this author
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
e1001988
Publication date:
2016-04-05
Acceptance date:
2016-02-23
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:9c461b50-d04c-4f19-8098-756c2ae47b54
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pubs:614036
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English
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