Joint effects of family history and adult life dietary risk factors on colorectal cancer risk.

@article{Fernndez2002JointEO,
  title={Joint effects of family history and adult life dietary risk factors on colorectal cancer risk.},
  author={Esteve Fern{\'a}ndez and Carlo La La Vecchia and Renato Talamini and Eva Negri},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={360-3}
}
BACKGROUND We analyzed the joint effects of family history of colorectal cancer and adult life dietary risk factors on colorectal cancer risk. METHODS We used data from a case-control study conducted in northern Italy between 1985 and 1992, including 1584 cases with colorectal cancer and 2879 controls. We created an adult life dietary risk factor score. RESULTS Among subjects with family history of colorectal cancer, those in the lowest risk score tertile were not at elevated risk of… CONTINUE READING

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