Body-mass index and cancer mortality in the Asia-Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration: pooled analyses of 424,519 participants.

@article{Parr2010BodymassIA,
  title={Body-mass index and cancer mortality in the Asia-Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration: pooled analyses of 424,519 participants.},
  author={Christine L Parr and George David Batty and Tai Hing Lam and Federica Barzi and Xiang-hua Fang and Suzanne C. Ho and Sun Ha Jee and Alireza Ansary-Moghaddam and Konrad Jamrozik and Hirotsugu Ueshima and Mark Woodward and Rachel R Huxley},
  journal={The Lancet. Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 8},
  pages={741-52}
}
BACKGROUND Excess bodyweight is an established risk factor for several types of cancer, but there are sparse data from Asian populations, where the proportion of overweight and obese individuals is increasing rapidly and adiposity can be substantially greater for the same body-mass index (BMI) compared with people from Western populations. METHODS We examined associations of adult BMI with cancer mortality (overall and for 20 cancer sites) in geographic populations from Asia and from… CONTINUE READING
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