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Assessing the associations of metabolic risk factors with risk of cancer in Chinese adults: a prospective study of 0.5 million people

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Background: Metabolic risk factors are associated with higher risks of certain cancers in Western populations. Uncertainty remains about the direction, shape, and strength of their associations with specific cancers and their subtypes in China. This thesis aims to investigate the associations of major metabolic risk factors (physical activity [PA], sedentary leisure time [SLT], adiposity, diabetes, and blood glucose) with risks of pancreatic, liver, and colorectal cancer in Chinese ...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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