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Adult weight change and risk of colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

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Aim Weight change during adult life may reflect metabolic changes and influence colorectal cancer (CRC) development, but such role is not well established. We aimed to explore the association between adult weight change (from age 20 to 50) and CRC risk. In particular, we investigated differences according to colon and rectal cancer, sex and measures of attained adiposity. Methods We included 201,696 participants from six participating countries in the European Prospective Investigation into C...

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10.1016/j.ejca.2013.06.021

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Journal:
European Journal of Cancer
Volume:
49
Issue:
16
Pages:
3526-3536
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1879-0852
ISSN:
0959-8049
URN:
uuid:afee2b0b-ad48-47a6-bcd9-e7e7d292fd9c
Source identifiers:
434171
Local pid:
pubs:434171

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