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Aspirin use and chronic diseases: a cohort study of the elderly.
OBJECTIVE--To evaluate the associations between the use of aspirin and the incidences of cardiovascular diseases, cancers, and other chronic diseases. DESIGN--Postal questionnaire survey to elicitExpand
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Exercise and Other Factors in the Prevention of Hip Fracture: The Leisure World Study
As part of a prospective study begun in 1981, we evaluated 8,600 postmenopausal women and 5,049 men residing in a southern California retirement community for risk factors for hip fracture. IncidenceExpand
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The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
Large‐scale, prospective cohort studies have played a critical role in discovering factors that contribute to variability in cancer risk in human populations. Epidemiologists and volunteers at theExpand
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Calcium, vitamin D, dairy products, and risk of colorectal cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort (United States)
Objective: Calcium, vitamin D, and dairy product intake may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. We therefore examined the association between these factors and risk of colorectal cancer in a largeExpand
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Obesity, Recreational Physical Activity, and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer In a Large U.S. Cohort
Background: Obesity and physical activity, in part through their effects on insulin sensitivity, may be modifiable risk factors for pancreatic cancer. Methods: The authors analyzed data from theExpand
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Amount, type, and timing of recreational physical activity in relation to colon and rectal cancer in older adults: the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort.
Physical activity has consistently been associated with lower risk of colon cancer, but information is limited on the amount, type, and timing of activities. The relationship between physicalExpand
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The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
Large‐scale, prospective cohort studies have played a critical role in discovering factors that contribute to variability in cancer risk in human populations. Epidemiologists and volunteers at theExpand
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A prospective study of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and colon cancer risk
Objective: We examined the relation between whole grains, fruit, vegetables and dietary fiber and colon cancer risk in the prospective Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort. Methods: InExpand
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Body mass index, height, and prostate cancer mortality in two large cohorts of adult men in the United States.
Body weight and height have both been associated consistently with postmenopausal breast cancer but less consistently with prostate cancer. The present study examined the relationship between bodyExpand
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Accuracy of recall of hip fracture, heart attack, and cancer: a comparison of postal survey data and medical records.
Accuracy of recall of hip fracture, heart attack, and cancer was evaluated by comparing data obtained from postal surveys and medical records of participants in the Leisure World Disease PreventionExpand
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