Is bowel habit linked to colorectal cancer? - Results from the EPIC-Norfolk study.

@article{Park2009IsBH,
  title={Is bowel habit linked to colorectal cancer? - Results from the EPIC-Norfolk study.},
  author={Jin Young Park and Panagiota N. Mitrou and Robert N Luben and Kay-tee Khaw and Sheila Anne Bingham},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={139-45}
}
Bowel habit has been associated with colorectal carcinogenesis; however, findings from epidemiologic studies have been limited and inconsistent. The aim of this study was to explore the association between bowel habit and colorectal cancer (CRC) risk in the UK-Norfolk arm of the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Norfolk), a study of 25,663 men and women aged 45-79 years at entry. Having loose stools compared to soft stools was associated with an approximately 3… CONTINUE READING
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