Metabolic syndrome and risk of death from cancers of the digestive system.


We tested the hypothesis that risk of early mortality from cancers of the digestive system will be greater in men with, compared with men without, the metabolic syndrome (MetS). Participants were 33,230 men who were seen at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas, TX, and followed for 14.4 (SD = 7.0) years. Metabolic syndrome was defined as having at least 3 of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2009.11.019


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