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Adherence to the WCRF/AICR Dietary Recommendations for Cancer Prevention and Risk of Cancer in Elderly from Europe and the United States: A Meta-Analysis within the CHANCES Project.

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Background: It is unknown whether dietary recommendations for cancer prevention are applicable to the elderly. We analyzed WCRF/AICR recommendations in cohorts of European and U.S. adults ages 60 years and above.

Methods: Individual participant data meta-analysis included 362,114 participants (43% women), from seven prospective cohort studies, free from cancer at enrollment. The WCRF/AICR diet score was based on: (i) energy-dense foods and sugary drinks, (ii) plant foods, (iii) red...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-16-0428

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Grant:
FP7/2007-2013):ConsortiumonHealth
Ageing(CHANCES)242244
Publisher:
American Association for Cancer Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
136-144
Publication date:
2016-10-28
Acceptance date:
2016-09-23
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EISSN:
1538-7755
ISSN:
1055-9965
Source identifiers:
657165
Language:
English
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uuid:d2a4c695-aac0-4da0-815c-c2154c734d01
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pubs:657165
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2017-03-08

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