E3N, a French cohort study on cancer risk factors. E3N Group. Etude Epidémiologique auprès de femmes de l'Education Nationale.

  title={E3N, a French cohort study on cancer risk factors. E3N Group. Etude Epid{\'e}miologique aupr{\`e}s de femmes de l'Education Nationale.},
  author={Francoise Clavel-Chapelon and M J van Liere and C Giubout and Maryvonne Niravong and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Goulard and C Le Corre and L A Hoang and J Amoyel and A. Auquier and E Duquesnel},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  volume={6 5},
This paper describes the design of E3N, a prospective cohort study conducted in France on risk factors for female cancers. The cohort comprises 100,000 women, aged 40-65 years at baseline in 1990. Participants were asked to complete questionnaires every 18 months. The main hypotheses studied concern the relationship between diet and cancer and between hormonal treatments and cancer. All cancers diagnosed are registered, together with other diseases (cardiovascular diseases, diabetes… CONTINUE READING

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