Central adiposity, obesity during early adulthood, and pancreatic cancer mortality in a pooled analysis of cohort studies.

@article{Genkinger2015CentralAO,
  title={Central adiposity, obesity during early adulthood, and pancreatic cancer mortality in a pooled analysis of cohort studies.},
  author={Jeanine M. Genkinger and Cari M Kitahara and Leslie Bernstein and Amy Berrington de Gonz{\'a}lez and Michelle J. Brotzman and Joanne W. Elena and Graham G. Giles and Patricia A Hartge and Pramil N. Singh and Rachael Z. Stolzenberg-Solomon and Elisabete Weiderpass and H O Adami and Kristin E. Anderson and Laura E. Beane-Freeman and Julie E. Buring and Gary E Fraser and Charles S. Fuchs and Susan M. Gapstur and J. Michael Gaziano and Kathy J. Helzlsouer and James V Lacey and Martha S. Linet and Jason J. Liu and Yikyung Park and Ulrike Peters and Mark P Purdue and Kimberly Robien and Catherine Schairer and Howard D Sesso and Kala Visvanathan and Emily White and Alicja Wolk and Brian Wolpin and Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte and Eric J Jacobs},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={2257-66}
}
BACKGROUND Body mass index (BMI), a measure of obesity typically assessed in middle age or later, is known to be positively associated with pancreatic cancer. However, little evidence exists regarding the influence of central adiposity, a high BMI during early adulthood, and weight gain after early adulthood on pancreatic cancer risk. DESIGN We conducted a pooled analysis of individual-level data from 20 prospective cohort studies in the National Cancer Institute BMI and Mortality Cohort… CONTINUE READING
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