Journal article icon

Journal article

Diet, nutrition and the prevention of cancer

Abstract:

Objective: To assess the epidemiological evidence on diet and cancer and make public health recommendations. Design: Review of published studies, concentrating on recent systematic reviews, meta-analyses and large prospective studies. Conclusions and recommendations: Overweight/obesity increases the risk for cancers of the oesophagus (adenocarcinoma), colorectum, breast (postmenopausal), endometrium and kidney; body weight should be maintained in the body mass index range of 18.5-25 kg/m², an...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1079/PHN2003588

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, USA
Department:
Nutritional Epidemiology Branch,Division of Cancer,Epidemiology and Genetics
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
Department:
Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Public Health Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1A
Pages:
187-200
Publication date:
2004-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:f21f0628-4d66-4419-9189-509a72f45257
Local pid:
ora:4468
Language:
English
Keywords:
Subjects:

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP