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Body size in early life and risk of lymphoid malignancies and histological subtypes in adulthood

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Risk of adult lymphoid malignancy is associated with recent adiposity. Some have reported apparent associations with adiposity in childhood or early adulthood, but whether these associations are independent of recent adiposity is unknown. Birth weight, body size at age 10 years, clothes size at age 20 years, and recent body mass index (BMI) were recorded in 745,273 UK women, mean age 60.1 (SD 4.9) at baseline, without prior cancer. They were followed for 11 years, during which time 5,765 lymp...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1002/ijc.30044

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Cancer Journal website
Volume:
139
Issue:
1
Pages:
42–49
Publication date:
2016-04-15
Acceptance date:
2016-02-05
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ISSN:
1097-0215 and 0020-7136
Pmid:
26888490
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English
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pubs:605871
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uuid:55eb216d-9b19-4209-9975-3dcbfaf655f8
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pubs:605871
Deposit date:
2016-10-05

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