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Dietary fibre in food and protection against colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): an observational study
BACKGROUND Dietary fibre is thought to protect against colorectal cancer but this view has been challenged by recent prospective and intervention studies that showed no protective effect. METHODSExpand
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Meat, fish, and colorectal cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition.
BACKGROUND Current evidence suggests that high red meat intake is associated with increased colorectal cancer risk. High fish intake may be associated with a decreased risk, but the existing evidenceExpand
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Modified Mediterranean diet and survival: EPIC-elderly prospective cohort study
Abstract Objective To examine whether adherence to the modified Mediterranean diet, in which unsaturates were substituted for monounsaturates, is associated with longer life expectancy among elderlyExpand
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Body size and risk of colon and rectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC).
BACKGROUND Body weight and body mass index (BMI) are positively related to risk of colon cancer in men, whereas weak or no associations exist in women. This discrepancy may be related to differencesExpand
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Meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: Dose‐response meta‐analysis of epidemiological studies
The hypothesis that consumption of red and processed meat increases colorectal cancer risk is reassessed in a meta‐analysis of articles published during 1973–99. The mean relative risk (RR) for theExpand
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General and abdominal adiposity and risk of death in Europe.
BACKGROUND Previous studies have relied predominantly on the body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) to assess the association of adiposity withExpand
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Is concordance with World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research guidelines for cancer prevention related to subsequent risk of cancer? Results from the EPIC study.
BACKGROUND In 2007 the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR) issued 8 recommendations (plus 2 special recommendations) on diet, physical activity, andExpand
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N‐3 and N‐6 fatty acids in breast adipose tissue and relative risk of breast cancer in a case‐control study in Tours, France
Experimental studies have indicated that n‐3 fatty acids, including alpha‐linolenic acid (18:3 n‐3) and long‐chain n‐3 polyunsaturated fatty acids inhibit mammary tumor growth and metastasis. EarlierExpand
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Risk thresholds for alcohol consumption: combined analysis of individual-participant data for 599 912 current drinkers in 83 prospective studies
Summary Background Low-risk limits recommended for alcohol consumption vary substantially across different national guidelines. To define thresholds associated with lowest risk for all-causeExpand
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Meat consumption and mortality - results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
BackgroundRecently, some US cohorts have shown a moderate association between red and processed meat consumption and mortality supporting the results of previous studies among vegetarians. The aim ofExpand
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