Dietary epidemiology of cancer of the colon in western New York.

  title={Dietary epidemiology of cancer of the colon in western New York.},
  author={Saxon Graham and James Arthur Robert Marshall and Brenda P. Haughey and Arnold Mittelman and Mya K. Swanson and Maria A. Zielezny and Tim E. Byers and Gregg S Wilkinson and Dee West},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={128 3},
The authors interviewed 428 pathologically confirmed cases of colon cancer and controls matched on age, sex, race, and neighborhood in the New York counties containing the cities of Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Rochester. Risk of colon cancer in both males and females, studied separately, appeared to increase with the amount of total fats and total calories ingested. In addition, we found the risk to increase with increases in the Quetelet index of relative weight (weight (kg)/height (m)2… CONTINUE READING

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