Lipid biomarkers and long-term risk of cancer in the Women's Health Study.

  title={Lipid biomarkers and long-term risk of cancer in the Women's Health Study.},
  author={Paulette D Chandler and Yiqing Song and Jennifer Hsiang-Ling Lin and Shumin Zhang and Howard D Sesso and S Jimera Mora and Edward L. Giovannucci and Kathryn E Rexrode and Manickavasagar V Moorthy and Chunying Li and Paul M. Ridker and I K Lee and Joann E. Manson and Julie E. Buring and Lu Wang},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={103 6},
BACKGROUND Lipid biomarkers, such as HDL-cholesterol concentrations, have been shown to have positive, inverse, and null associations with total, breast, and colorectal cancer risks. Studies of novel lipid biomarkers, such as apolipoprotein A-I (apo A-I) and apolipoprotein B-100 (apo B-100), and cancer risk have been sparse, to our knowledge. OBJECTIVES We evaluated the prospective association of total, breast, colorectal, and lung cancers and cancer mortality with circulating lipid… CONTINUE READING
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