A pooled analysis of smoking and colorectal cancer: timing of exposure and interactions with environmental factors.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Volume 21, Issue 11, p.1974-85 (2012)


2012, Center-Authored Paper, Collaborative Data Services Core Facility, Epidemiology Core Facility, October 2012, Public Health Sciences Division, Shared Resources, Specimen Processing Core Facility


Considerable evidence suggests that cigarette smoking is associated with a higher risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). What is unclear, however, is the impact of quitting smoking on risk attenuation and whether other risk factors for CRC modify this association.