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The Future Colorectal Cancer Burden Attributable to Modifiable Behaviors: A Pooled Cohort Study

Vajdic, Claire M.; MacInnis, Robert; Canfell, Karen; Hull, Peter; Arriaga, Maria E.; Hirani, Vasant; Cumming, Robert; Mitchell, Paul; Byles, Julie; Giles, Graham G.; Banks, Emily; Taylor, Anne; Shaw, Jonathan; Magliano, Dianna; Marker, Julie; Adelstein, Barbara-Ann; Gill, Tiffany; Laaksonen, Maarit A.

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Background: Previous estimates of the colorectal cancer (CRC) burden attributed to behaviors have not considered joint effects, competing risk, or population subgroup differences. Methods: We pooled data from seven prospective Australian cohort studies (n ¼ 367 058) and linked them to national registries to identify CRCs and deaths. We estimated the strength of the associations between behaviors and CRC risk using a parametric piecewise constant hazards model, adjusting for age, sex, study,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-08-28
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/230319
Source: Journal of the National Cancer Institute
DOI: 10.1093/jncics/pky033
Access Rights: Open Access

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