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Cancer incidence in relation to body fatness among 0.5 million men and women: Findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank

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High body mass index (BMI) has been associated with an increased risk of several cancers. Evidence relating body fatness, especially based on different anthropometric measures, to risk of major cancers in China from prospective cohort studies is lacking. The prospective China Kadoorie Biobank study recruited 0.5 million adults aged 30–79 years from 10 diverse areas across China during 2004–2008, recording 21,474 incident cancers during 8.95 years of follow‐up. BMI, body fat percentage (BFP...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1002/ijc.32394

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ORCID:
0000-0003-0249-5337
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Cancer Journal website
Volume:
146
Issue:
4
Pages:
987-998
Publication date:
2019-05-22
Acceptance date:
2019-04-18
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Pmid:
31115907
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pubs:1003161
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uuid:1b341e90-3f28-45c6-a769-5a52aff0e676
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1003161
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pubs:1003161

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