Diabetes and risk of incident colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of women

  title={Diabetes and risk of incident colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of women},
  author={Andrew Flood and Lori S Strayer and Catherine Schairer and Arthur S Schatzkin},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
To determine whether accounting for the time dynamics of diabetes exposure will change the risk estimates for colorectal cancer. We analyzed data from the 45, 516 women enrolled in the BCDDP follow-up cohort study. We used proportional hazards regression to obtain multivariable-adjusted risk estimates for incident colorectal cancer for prevalent diabetes at baseline and diabetes as a time-dependent variable. Subjects with diabetes had a statistically significant increased risk of colorectal… CONTINUE READING

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