Relationship of prediagnostic body mass index with survival after colorectal cancer: Stage-specific associations.

Abstract

Higher body mass index (BMI) is a well-established risk factor for colorectal cancer (CRC), but is inconsistently associated with CRC survival. In 6 prospective studies participating in the Genetics and Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer Consortium (GECCO), 2,249 non-Hispanic white CRC cases were followed for a median 4.5 years after diagnosis, during which… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ijc.30163

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