Overall obesity, abdominal adiposity, diabetes and cigarette smoking in relation to the risk of pancreatic cancer in two Swedish population-based cohorts

@article{Larsson2005OverallOA,
  title={Overall obesity, abdominal adiposity, diabetes and cigarette smoking in relation to the risk of pancreatic cancer in two Swedish population-based cohorts},
  author={Susanna C Larsson and Johan Permert and Niclas H{\aa}kansson and Ingmar N{\"a}slund and Leif A Bergkvist and Alicja Wolk},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={93},
  pages={1310 - 1315}
}
We examined the associations of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, a history of diabetes, and cigarette smoking with risk of pancreatic cancer among 37 147 women and 45 906 men followed up during 560 666 person-years in the Swedish Mammography Cohort and the Cohort of Swedish Men; 136 incident cases of pancreatic cancer were diagnosed. The multivariate rate ratio (RR) of pancreatic cancer for obese women and men (BMI ⩾30 kg/m2) was 1.81 (95% CI: 1.04–3.15) compared to those with a BMI… CONTINUE READING

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