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

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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)

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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.