Physical activity and risk of colon adenoma: a meta-analysis

  title={Physical activity and risk of colon adenoma: a meta-analysis},
  author={Kathleen Yaus Wolin and Ying Yan and Graham A. Colditz},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
Background:Little evidence is available on the relation of physical activity with colon adenomas, a colon cancer precursor.Methods:We conducted a systematic literature review and meta-analysis of published studies (in English) through April 2010, examining physical activity or exercise and risk or prevalence of colon adenoma or polyp. Random effects models were used to estimate relative risks (RRs) and corresponding confidence intervals (CIs). A total of 20 studies were identified that examined… CONTINUE READING


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