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Overweight duration in older adults and cancer risk: a study of cohorts in Europe and the United States.

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Recent studies have shown that cancer risk related to overweight and obesity is mediated by time and might be better approximated by using life years lived with excess weight. In this study we aimed to assess the impact of overweight duration and intensity in older adults on the risk of developing different forms of cancer. Study participants from seven European and one US cohort study with two or more weight assessments during follow-up were included (n=329,576). Trajectories of body mass i...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1007/s10654-016-0169-z

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Hellenic Health Foundation More from this funder
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European Commission More from this funder
Dutch Ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sports More from this funder
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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
9
Pages:
893-904
Publication date:
2016-06-05
Acceptance date:
2016-05-28
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ISSN:
0393-2990 and 1573-7284
Pubs id:
pubs:628468
URN:
uri:ff1b9282-60aa-44d4-9c7b-e50fc16e7912
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uuid:ff1b9282-60aa-44d4-9c7b-e50fc16e7912
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pubs:628468
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English
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