Body size and composition and the risk of gastric and oesophageal adenocarcinoma.

@article{MacInnis2006BodySA,
  title={Body size and composition and the risk of gastric and oesophageal adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Robert J MacInnis and Dallas English and John L. Hopper and Graham G. Giles},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 10},
  pages={2628-31}
}
Although evidence has been mounting that obesity may be related to the increased incidence of oesophageal and gastric cardia malignancies, these reports (mainly case-control studies) have relied on imperfect measures of obesity such as body mass index (BMI), and generally have not clearly distinguished between anatomical subsites within the oesophagus and stomach. In a prospective study of people aged 27-75 years, we directly measured fat mass and fat-free mass (using bioelectrical impedance… CONTINUE READING
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