Blood lipids and colorectal polyps: testing an etiologic hypothesis using phenotypic measurements and Mendelian randomization.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer causes & control : CCC, Volume 26, Issue 3, p.467-73 (2015)

Keywords:

Specialized Pathology Core Facility

Abstract:

Studies linking cholesterol levels to the development of colorectal neoplasia are inconsistent, and Mendelian randomization has been suggested as a way to help avoid problems with confounding and reverse causation.