Body mass, tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and risk of cancer of the small intestine--a pooled analysis of over 500,000 subjects in the Asia Cohort Consortium.

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Journal Article


Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO, Volume 23, Issue 7, p.1894-8 (2012)


2012, ADENOCARCINOMA, Aged, Alcohol Drinking, Asia, Body Mass Index, Center-Authored Paper, Cohort Studies, Female, Humans, Intestinal Neoplasms, Jan 12, Male, Middle Aged, Proportional Hazards Models, Public Health Sciences Division, Smoking


The evidence for a role of tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, and body mass index (BMI) in the etiology of small intestine cancer is based mainly on case-control studies from Europe and United States.