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Meat intake and cancer risk: prospective analyses in UK Biobank

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Background Red and processed meat have been consistently associated with colorectal cancer risk, but evidence for other cancer sites and for poultry intake is limited. We therefore examined associations between total, red and processed meat and poultry intake and incidence for 20 common cancers. Methods We analyzed data from 474 996 participants (54% women) in UK Biobank. Participants were aged 37–73 years and cancer-free at baseline (2006–10). Multivariable-adjusted Cox proportional hazards...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Publication date:
2020-08-20
Acceptance date:
2020-07-13
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Pubs id:
1118458
Local pid:
pubs:1118458
Language:
English
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