Relation of serum total cholesterol, serum triglycerides and fasting plasma glucose to colorectal carcinoma in situ.

@article{Yamada1998RelationOS,
  title={Relation of serum total cholesterol, serum triglycerides and fasting plasma glucose to colorectal carcinoma in situ.},
  author={Kazuhiko Yamada and Shunichi Araki and Masaya Tamura and Iori Sakai and Yoshihiko Takahashi and Hideya Kashihara and Suminori Kono},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={794-8}
}
BACKGROUND No one has previously examined the relation of serum total cholesterol, serum triglycerides and fasting plasma glucose to colorectal carcinoma in situ. METHODS A case-control study was performed with 129 cases of colorectal carcinoma in situ and 258 matched controls among examinees undergoing a health check-up in Tokyo from January 1991 to March 1993. RESULTS There was a significant, positive association between serum total cholesterol levels and the risk of colorectal carcinoma… CONTINUE READING