Inflammation marker and risk of pancreatic cancer: a nested case–control study within the EPIC cohort


Background:Established risk factors for pancreatic cancer include smoking, long-standing diabetes, high body fatness, and chronic pancreatitis, all of which can be characterised by aspects of inflammatory processes. However, prospective studies investigating the relation between inflammatory markers and pancreatic cancer risk are scarce.Methods:We conducted… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.2012.172


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@inproceedings{Grote2012InflammationMA, title={Inflammation marker and risk of pancreatic cancer: a nested case–control study within the EPIC cohort}, author={Vincent Grote and Rudolph R Kaaks and Alexandra Nieters and Anders Tj\onneland and Jytte Halkj{\ae}r and Kim Overvad and M R Skjelbo Nielsen and M-C. Boutron-Ruault and Francxoise Clavel-Chapelon and Andrew D. Racine and Birgit Teucher and S. Becker and Tobias Pischon and H. B{\"o}ing and Antonia Trichopoulou and C Cassapa and V. Stratigakou and Dante Palli and Vitorrio Krogh and Rosario Tumino and Paolo Vineis and Silvia Panico and Lourdes Rodriguez and Eric J Duell and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Yuste S{\'a}nchez and Marisa G{\'o}mez Dorronsoro and Christelle Navarro and Aurelio Barricante Gurrea and P. D. Siersema and Petra Hm Peeters and W. Ye and M. Sund and Bj€orn Lindkvist and Dorthe Johansen and K-T. Khaw and Nicholas J Wareham and Neill Allen and Ruth C. Travis and Valeriy A. Fedirko and M. Jenab and Denise Michaud and S-C Chuang and Dora Romaguera and HB Bueno-de-Mesquita and Sonja Rohrmann}, booktitle={British Journal of Cancer}, year={2012} }