Nested case-control study on the risk factors of colorectal cancer

@article{Chen2003NestedCS,
  title={Nested case-control study on the risk factors of colorectal cancer},
  author={Kun Chen and Jian Cai and Xingchen Liu and Xi-Yuan Ma and Kai-yan Yao and Shu Yun Zheng},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={
          99-103
        }
}
AIM To investigate the risk factors of colon cancer and rectal cancer. METHODS A nested case-control study was conducted in a cohort of 64 693 subjects who participated in a colorectal cancer screening program from 1989 to 1998 in Jiashan county, Zhejiang, China. 196 cases of colorectal cancer were detected from 1990 to 1998 as the case group and 980 non-colorectal cancer subjects, matched with factors of age, gender, resident location, were randomly selected from the 64 693 cohort as… CONTINUE READING