Body mass index and risk of lung cancer: Systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Duan2015BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index and risk of lung cancer: Systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis},
  author={Peng Duan and Chunhui Hu and Chao Quan and Xianfu Yi and Wei Zhou and Meng Yuan and Tingting Yu and Ansoumane Kourouma and Kedi Yang},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2015}
}
Questions remain about the significance of the dose-response relationship between body mass index (BMI) and lung cancer (LC) risk. Pertinent studies were identified through a search in EMBASE and PUBMED from July 2014 until March 2015. The summary relative risk (SRR) and confidence interval (CI) were estimated. The dose-response relationship was assessed using a restricted cubic spline. The overall meta-analysis showed evidence of a nonlinear association between BMI and LC risk (Pnonlinearity… CONTINUE READING

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