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A prospective study of anthropometric and clinical measurements associated with insulin resistance syndrome and colorectal cancer in male smokers.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus shares risk factors for and has shown a positive association with colorectal cancer. Anthropometric measures (height, weight, and body mass index (weight (kg)/height (m)(2))Expand
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Association between molecular subtypes of colorectal cancer and patient survival.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a heterogeneous disease that can develop via several pathways. Different CRC subtypes, identified based on tumor markers, have been proposed to reflectExpand
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Colon Cancer Family Registry: An International Resource for Studies of the Genetic Epidemiology of Colon Cancer
Background: Family studies have served as a cornerstone of genetic research on colorectal cancer. Materials and Methods: The Colorectal Cancer Family Registry (Colon CFR) is an internationalExpand
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Insulin, glucose, insulin resistance, and pancreatic cancer in male smokers.
CONTEXT Obesity, diabetes mellitus, and glucose intolerance have been associated with increased pancreatic cancer risk; however, prediagnostic serum insulin concentration has not been evaluated as aExpand
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Diabetes mellitus and subsite-specific colorectal cancer risks in the Iowa Women's Health Study.
OBJECTIVE Controversy remains regarding the association between type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. To clarify and extend the existing data, we prospectively evaluated theExpand
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Colorectal cancer prognosis among patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer (CRC). However, the genetic, endoscopic, and histologic features of IBD-associated CRCExpand
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Helicobacter pylori seropositivity and subsite-specific gastric cancer risks in Linxian, China.
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori carriage (i.e., persistent exposure to the organism without gastric epithelial cell invasion) is an established risk factor for noncardia gastric cancer. However, itsExpand
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Prospective study reveals associations between colorectal cancer and type 2 diabetes mellitus or insulin use in men.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC); it is not clear if this association varies by sex or other factors. Insulin use mightExpand
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Clinically Confirmed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Colorectal Cancer Risk: A Population-Based, Retrospective Cohort Study
OBJECTIVES:Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) may be at increased colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. However, existing data are inconsistent. We investigated CRC risks, overall and by anatomicExpand
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Physical activity in relation to cancer of the colon and rectum in a cohort of male smokers.
We examined the association between occupational and leisure physical activity and colorectal cancer in a cohort of male smokers. Among the 29,133 men aged 50-69 years in the Alpha-Tocopherol,Expand
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