Body mass, tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and risk of cancer of the small intestine--a pooled analysis of over 500,000 subjects in the Asia Cohort Consortium.

@article{Boffetta2012BodyMT,
  title={Body mass, tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and risk of cancer of the small intestine--a pooled analysis of over 500,000 subjects in the Asia Cohort Consortium.},
  author={Paolo Boffetta and William D. Hazelton and Y.-m. Chen and Rajni Sinha and Manami Inoue and Yu Tang Gao and Woon Puay Koh and Xiao Ou Shu and Eric J. Grant and Ichiro Tsuji and Yoshikazu Nishino and Shao-li You and Keun-young Yoo and Jian Min Yuan and J Kim and Shoichiro Tsugane and Gonghuan Yang and Renwei Wang and Yong ‐ Bing Xiang and Kotaro Ozasa and Masaki Nagai and Masako Kakizaki and Chien - Ming Liao hung - Wen Kao Chun - Jen hseuh Chun - Chen and S K Park and Aesun Shin and Habibul Ahsan and C X Qu and Jeffrey E. Lee and Mark Thornquist and Betsy Rolland and Ziding Feng and Wei-ping Zheng and John D. Potter},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={1894-8}
}
BACKGROUND The evidence for a role of tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, and body mass index (BMI) in the etiology of small intestine cancer is based mainly on case-control studies from Europe and United States. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We harmonized the data across 12 cohort studies from mainland China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan, comprising over 500,000 subjects followed for an average of 10.6 years. We calculated hazard ratios (HRs) for BMI and (only among men) tobacco smoking and… CONTINUE READING
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