Adult height in relation to risk of cancer in a cohort of Canadian women.

@article{Kabat2013AdultHI,
  title={Adult height in relation to risk of cancer in a cohort of Canadian women.},
  author={Geoffrey C Kabat and Moonseong Heo and V. E. Kamensky and Anthony B. Miller and Thomas Rohan},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={132 5},
  pages={
          1125-32
        }
}
Although the influence of body mass index on cancer risk has been intensively investigated, few epidemiologic studies have examined the association of adult height with risk of cancer. We assessed the association of height with risk of all cancer and of 19 site-specific cancers in the Canadian National Breast Screening Study, a prospective cohort of nearly 90,000 women. Weight and height were measured at enrollment, and information on reproductive and medical history as well as lifestyle… CONTINUE READING
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