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Meat intake, preparation methods, mutagens and colorectal adenoma recurrence.
Red meat intake has been shown to be associated with higher risk of colorectal cancer. Though the exact mechanisms responsible for this association remain unknown, several tumorigenic properties ofExpand
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Association between body mass index and colorectal neoplasia at follow-up colonoscopy: a pooling study.
A direct relation between body mass index (BMI) and risk of colorectal adenomas and cancer has been reported, but few studies have had adequate sample size for conducting stratified analyses by sex,Expand
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Genetic polymorphisms in vitamin D receptor VDR/RXRA influence the likelihood of colon adenoma recurrence.
Low circulating levels of vitamin D affect colorectal cancer risk. The biological actions of the hormonal form of vitamin D, 1,25(OH)(2)D(3), are mediated by the vitamin D receptor (VDR), whichExpand
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Benign Breast Biopsy Diagnosis and Subsequent Risk of Breast Cancer
Background: We examine benign breast biopsy diagnoses as reported by community pathologists in New Mexico and investigate associations with future breast cancer development. Methods: Using dataExpand
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Plasma Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Is Inversely Associated with Colorectal Adenoma Recurrence: A Novel Hypothesis
The insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) axis has been proposed to be a significant factor in the development of certain cancers, including colorectal. However, results from epidemiologic studiesExpand
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Selenium Supplementation for Prevention of Colorectal Adenomas and Risk of Associated Type 2 Diabetes.
BACKGROUND Selenium supplementation may help to prevent colorectal cancer; as precursors of colorectal cancer, colorectal adenomas are a surrogate for colorectal cancer. Selenium supplementation mayExpand
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Gender Modifies the Effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid in a Randomized Controlled Trial in Colorectal Adenoma Patients
Purpose: Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) was one of the earliest agents investigated as a drug for colorectal cancer prevention. However, UDCA failed to show efficacy to prevent the development ofExpand
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One-Year Risk for Advanced Colorectal Neoplasia: U.S. Versus U.K. Risk-Stratification Guidelines
BACKGROUND Guidelines from the United Kingdom and the United States on risk stratification after polypectomy differ, as do recommended surveillance intervals. OBJECTIVE To compare risk for advancedExpand
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Components of Metabolic Syndrome and Metachronous Colorectal Neoplasia
Background: The consistent association between obesity and colorectal cancer is thought to be explained by metabolic disturbances common, but not exclusive, to the obese. Methods: We assessed theExpand
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Physical Activity as a Determinant of Fecal Bile Acid Levels
Physical activity is protective against colon cancer, whereas colonic bile acid exposure is a suspected risk factor. Although likely related, the association between physical activity and bile acidExpand
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