Metabolic syndrome and incidence of liver and breast cancers in Japan.

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AIM OF THE STUDY To clarify the relationship between the presence of metabolic syndrome and the incidence of cancer in a general Japanese population. METHODS A retrospective cohort study was conducted among 8329 male and 15,386 female subjects between 1992 and 2000. The analysis used five definitions of metabolic syndrome. The information on the site… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.canep.2011.03.007

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@article{Osaki2012MetabolicSA, title={Metabolic syndrome and incidence of liver and breast cancers in Japan.}, author={Yoneatsu Osaki and Shin-ichi Taniguchi and Aya Tahara and Mikizo Okamoto and Takuji Kishimoto}, journal={Cancer epidemiology}, year={2012}, volume={36 2}, pages={141-7} }