Alcohol consumption, type of alcoholic beverage and risk of colorectal cancer at specific subsites.

@article{Bongaerts2008AlcoholCT,
  title={Alcohol consumption, type of alcoholic beverage and risk of colorectal cancer at specific subsites.},
  author={Brenda W C Bongaerts and Piet A van den Brandt and R Alexandra Goldbohm and Anton F. P. M. de Goeij and Matty P Weijenberg},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={123 10},
  pages={2411-7}
}
Within the Netherlands Cohort Study on diet and cancer, we investigated associations between total alcohol consumption, specific alcoholic beverage consumption and risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) according to anatomical subsite. Hazard Ratios (HR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) were estimated using Cox proportional hazards models. Analyses were performed on 2,323 CRC cases, available after 13.3 years of follow-up. Compared to abstaining, alcohol consumption of >/=30.0 g/day ( approximately 3… CONTINUE READING

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