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Development and validation of a risk score predicting risk of colorectal cancer

Steffen, Annika; MacInnis, Robert J; Joshy, Grace; Giles, Graham G; Banks, Emily; Roder, David

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Background: Quantifying the risk of colorectal cancer for individuals is likely to be useful for health service provision. Our aim was to develop and externally validate a prediction model to predict 5-year colorectal cancer risk. Methods: Weused proportional hazards regression to develop the model based on established personal and lifestyle colorectal cancer risk factors using data from 197,874 individuals from the 45 and Up Study, Australia. We subsequently validated the model using 24,233...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57032
Source: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-0206

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