Environmental factors and colorectal tumor risk in individuals with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.

@article{Diergaarde2007EnvironmentalFA,
  title={Environmental factors and colorectal tumor risk in individuals with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.},
  author={Brenda B Diergaarde and Hanneke Braam and Hans F. A. Vasen and Fokko M. Nagengast and Goos N. P. van Muijen and Frans J. Kok and Ellen Kampman},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={736-42}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Individuals with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) are at increased risk for colorectal cancer. Environmental factors might play a role in HNPCC-associated carcinogenesis. The aim of this study was to gain insight into the effects of environmental factors on colorectal tumor risk in individuals with HNPCC. METHODS We examined associations between dietary factors, cigarette smoking, and HNPCC-associated colorectal tumors in a Dutch case-control study (145… CONTINUE READING

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