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Young adulthood and adulthood adiposity in relation to incidence of pancreatic cancer: a prospective study of 0.5 million Chinese adults and a meta-analysis

Abstract:
Background: Adult adiposity is positively associated with pancreatic cancer in Western populations. Little is known, however, about the association in China where many have lower BMI or about the relevance of young adulthood adiposity for pancreatic cancer in both Western and East Asian populations. Methods: The China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 512,000 adults aged 30-79 years during 2004-08, recording 595 incident cases of pancreatic cancer during 8 years fo... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/jech-2017-208895

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
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088158/Z/09/Z, 104085/Z/14/Z
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Journal website
Volume:
71
Issue:
11
Pages:
1059-1067
Publication date:
2017-09-12
Acceptance date:
2017-08-20
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
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Pubs id:
pubs:724451
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uuid:1e7c6b61-9ef7-445d-bffc-779cecb82ae4
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pubs:724451
Deposit date:
2017-08-29

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