Lifestyle factors and colorectal cancer risk (2): a systematic review and meta‐analysis of associations with leisure‐time physical activity

@article{Harriss2009LifestyleFA,
  title={Lifestyle factors and colorectal cancer risk (2): a systematic review and meta‐analysis of associations with leisure‐time physical activity},
  author={David J Harriss and Greg Atkinson and Alan M Batterham and Keith P George and N. Tim Cable and Thomas Reilly and Najib Haboubi and Andrew G. Renehan},
  journal={Colorectal Disease},
  year={2009},
  volume={11}
}
Objective Increased physical activity may decrease the risk of colorectal cancer. As a prerequisite to the determination of lifestyle attributable risks, we performed a systematic review and meta‐analysis of prospective observational studies to quantify gender‐specific risk associated with increased leisure‐time physical activity (LT‐PA). 

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