A prospective study of lifestyle factors and the risk of pancreatic cancer in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway

@article{Nilsen2000APS,
  title={A prospective study of lifestyle factors and the risk of pancreatic cancer in Nord-Tr\ondelag, Norway},
  author={Tom Ivar Lund Nilsen and Lars J Vatten},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2000},
  volume={11},
  pages={645-652}
}
Objectives: Cancer of the pancreas is highly fatal and, despite extensive scrutiny, only cigarette smoking stands out as a likely causal agent in epidemiological studies. To explore to what extent different lifestyle factors are associated with the risk of pancreatic cancer, data from a large health screening survey in a county in Norway were analyzed. Methods: Our study included 31,000 men and 32,374 women initially free from any diagnosed cancer, and during 12 years of follow-up, 166 incident… CONTINUE READING