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A prospective investigation of body size, body fat composition and colorectal cancer risk in the UK Biobank

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Obesity has been consistently associated with a greater colorectal cancer risk, but this relationship is weaker among women. In the UK Biobank, we investigated the associations between body size (body mass index [BMI], height, waist circumference, and waist-to-hip ratio) and body fat composition (total body fat percentage and trunk fat percentage) measurements with colorectal cancer risk among 472,526 men and women followed for 5.6 years on average. Multivariable hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% c...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/s41598-017-17997-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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0000-0003-3345-7333
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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
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Article: 17807
Publication date:
2017-12-19
Acceptance date:
2017-12-04
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ISSN:
2045-2322
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pubs:813154
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uri:efd58af5-bfea-42e0-8f5a-1e4a6ae7686c
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uuid:efd58af5-bfea-42e0-8f5a-1e4a6ae7686c
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pubs:813154
Paper number:
1
Language:
English

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