Large body size and sedentary lifestyle during childhood and early adulthood and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a high-risk population.

@article{Etemadi2012LargeBS,
  title={Large body size and sedentary lifestyle during childhood and early adulthood and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a high-risk population.},
  author={Arash Etemadi and Asieh Golozar and Farin Kamangar and Neal D Freedman and Ramin Shakeri and Craig J Matthews and Farhad Islami and Paolo Boffetta and Paul Brennan and Christian C Abnet and Reza Malekzadeh and Sanford M. Dawsey},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={1593-600}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the association of obesity and physical activity at young ages with subsequent risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 2003 and 2007, we conducted a case-control study in a high-risk population in northeastern Iran. Three hundred ESCC cases and 571 matched controls were recruited. Each individual was shown a standard pictogram, to report body size at ages 15 and 30. Demographic and health-related information, including… CONTINUE READING
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