Anthropometric measures, body mass index, and pancreatic cancer: a pooled analysis from the Pancreatic Cancer Cohort Consortium (PanScan).

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Archives of internal medicine, Volume 170, Issue 9, p.791-802 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Body Mass Index, Case-Control Studies, Center-Authored Paper, Female, Humans, Logistic Models, Male, Middle Aged, Obesity, Overweight, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Factors, Sex Distribution, Shared Resources, Specimen Processing Core Facility, United States, Waist Circumference

Abstract:

Obesity has been proposed as a risk factor for pancreatic cancer.