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Central adiposity in relation to risk of liver cancer in Chinese adults: A prospective study of 0.5 million people

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Central adiposity is associated with liver cancer risk beyond general adiposity in Western populations. However, there is little prospective evidence in East Asian populations who are more likely to have central adiposity at given BMI levels. The prospective China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 512,713 adults aged 30–79 years from 10 diverse areas. During 10 years follow‐up, 2,847 incident cases of liver cancer were identified. Cox regression was used to estimate adjusted hazard ratios (HR) for l...

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10.1002/ijc.32148

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4826-8861
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3981-3418
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Cancer Journal website
Publication date:
2019-02-13
Acceptance date:
2019-01-14
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Pubs id:
pubs:965616
URN:
uri:5f7b1b86-8502-49f3-a0e7-b1e7ac0e8feb
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uuid:5f7b1b86-8502-49f3-a0e7-b1e7ac0e8feb
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pubs:965616
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English
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