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Meat intake and risk of stomach and esophageal adenocarcinoma within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)

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Background: Dietary factors are thought to have an important role in gastric and esophageal carcinogenesis, but evidence from cohort studies for such a role is lacking. We examined the risks of gastric cancer and esophageal adenocarcinoma associated with meat consumption within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort. Methods: A total of 521 457 men and women aged 35=70 years in 1 0 European countries participated in the EPIC cohort. Dietary and lifestyl...

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10.1093/jnci/djj071

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González, CA More by this author
Jakszyn, P More by this author
Bingham, S More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Volume:
98
Issue:
5
Pages:
345-354
Publication date:
2006-03-05
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EISSN:
1460-2105
ISSN:
0027-8874
URN:
uuid:b7ca26a0-aa08-4c39-b727-c90ade006da8
Source identifiers:
74845
Local pid:
pubs:74845
Language:
English

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