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The Cancer, Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk Study (CLEAR): Rationale and design of an unmatched "case-spouse control" study of over 10,000 participants in New South Wales, Australia

Sitas, Freddy; Yap, S; Egger, Sam; Christian, K; Hodgkinson, V; Barton, Michael; Banks, Emily; Canfell, K; O'Connell, Dianne; Nair-Shalliker, Visalini

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Introduction: The New South Wales (NSW) Cancer, Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk Study (CLEAR) is an open epidemiological bioresource, using an all cancer unmatched case-spouse control design. Participant characteristics and selected confirmed associations are compared to published estimates: current smoking and lung cancer; country of birth and melanoma; body mass index (BMI) and bowel cancer; and paternal history of prostate cancer and prostate cancer, to illustrate the validity of this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98750
Source: Cancer Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.canep.2015.03.006

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