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Introduction: While the association between family history of colorectal cancer in first-degree relatives and risk of developing colon cancer has been well defined, the association with rectal cancer is much less clear. The purpose of this study is to define rectal cancer risk associated with family history of colorectal cancer in first-degree relatives. We(More)
Objective: In this study we examine the combined effects of Western diet, age at diagnosis, and genetic susceptibility. Methods: We use data collected as part of an incident case–control study of colon cancer. Family history of colorectal cancer, N-acetyltransferase (NAT2), and gluathione-S-transferase (GSTM-1) are studied with Western diet and age at(More)
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