Association of markers of insulin and glucose control with subsequent colorectal cancer risk.

@article{Saydah2003AssociationOM,
  title={Association of markers of insulin and glucose control with subsequent colorectal cancer risk.},
  author={Sharon H. Saydah and Elizabeth A. Platz and N M El Rifai and Michael N. Pollak and Frederick L. Brancati and Kathy J. Helzlsouer},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={412-8}
}
We evaluated the association of plasma insulin and other markers of insulin and glucose control with subsequent colorectal cancer. Incident colon (n = 132) and rectal (n = 41) cancer cases and matched controls (n = 346) were identified between baseline in 1989 and 2000 among participants in a community-based cohort in Washington County, Maryland. Circulating markers of insulin and glucose control were measured in baseline blood samples. Body mass index (BMI) and use of medications to treat… CONTINUE READING

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