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Dietary fibre intake and risks of cancers of the colon and rectum in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC).

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BACKGROUND: Earlier analyses within the EPIC study showed that dietary fibre intake was inversely associated with colorectal cancer risk, but results from some large cohort studies do not support this finding. We explored whether the association remained after longer follow-up with a near threefold increase in colorectal cancer cases, and if the association varied by gender and tumour location. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: After a mean follow-up of 11.0 years, 4,517 incident cases of color...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0039361

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European Commission (DG-SANCO) More from this funder
International Agency for Research on Cancer More from this funder
Mutuelle Generale de l'Education Nationale More from this funder
Institut Gustave Roussy More from this funder
Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale More from this funder
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
6
Article number:
e39361
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Source identifiers:
341433
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English
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2012-12-19

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