Colorectal cancer risk and dyslipidemia: a case-cohort study nested in an Italian multicentre cohort.

@article{Agnoli2014ColorectalCR,
  title={Colorectal cancer risk and dyslipidemia: a case-cohort study nested in an Italian multicentre cohort.},
  author={Claudia Agnoli and Sara Grioni and Sabina Sieri and Carlotta Sacerdote and Paolo Vineis and Rosario Tumino and Maria Concetta Giurdanella and Valeria Pala and Amalia Mattiello and Paolo Chiodini and Licia Iacoviello and Amalia de Curtis and Leonardo Cattaneo and Fr{\"a}nzel J. B. van Duijnhoven and Salvatore Panico and Vittorio Krogh},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={144-51}
}
BACKGROUND Dyslipidemia is an established risk factor for many diseases, but its effect on colorectal cancer risk is less clear. We investigated the association of colorectal cancer risk with plasma triglycerides, total, HDL, and LDL cholesterol in four Italian EPIC centers. METHODS We conducted a case-cohort study on participants recruited to four Italian EPIC centers (Turin, Varese, Naples, and Ragusa; 34,148 subjects). A random subcohort of 850 subjects was obtained and 286 colorectal… CONTINUE READING
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