Physical activity and risk of colon and rectal cancers: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition.

  title={Physical activity and risk of colon and rectal cancers: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition.},
  author={Christine M Friedenreich and Teresa Norat and Karen Steindorf and Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault and Tobias Pischon and Mathieu Mazuir and Francoise Clavel-Chapelon and Jakob Linseisen and Matthias B Schulze and Manuela M. Bergman and Nina Fons Johnsen and Anne Tj\onneland and Kim Overvad and Michelle Ann Mendez and Jos{\'e} Ram{\'o}n Quir{\'o}s and C. Mart{\'i}nez and Miren Dorronsoro and Carmen Navarro and Aurelio Barricarte Gurrea and Sheila Anne Bingham and Kay-Tee Khaw and Naomi E. Allen and Timothy J Key and Antonia Trichopoulou and Dimitirios Trichopoulos and Natassa Orfanou and Vittorio Krogh and Domenico Palli and Rosario Tumino and Salvatore Panico and Paolo Vineis and Hendrik Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita and P. H. Peeters and Evelyn M. Monninkhof and G{\"o}ran Berglund and Jonas Manjer and Pietro Ferrari and Nadia Slimani and Rudolf Kaaks and Elio Riboli},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={15 12},
We investigated several aspects of the role of physical activity in colon and rectal cancer etiology that remain unclear in the European Prospective Investigation into Nutrition and Cancer. This cohort of 413,044 men and women had 1,094 cases of colon and 599 cases of rectal cancer diagnosed during an average of 6.4 years of follow-up. We analyzed baseline data on occupational, household, and recreational activity to examine associations by type of activity, tumor subsite, body mass index (BMI… CONTINUE READING
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