Risk of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Decreases with Height, Based on Consortium Analysis and Confirmed by Mendelian Randomization.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (2014)

Keywords:

2014, Human Biology Division, March 2014, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

& Aims: Risks for some cancers increase with height. We investigated the relationship between height and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) and its precursor, Barrett's esophagus (BE).