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Recommendations relating to the key elements of minimum adequate cancer family history are detailed, although they are often incompletely implemented, according to a recommendation statement and related study published online Feb. 3 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
For men, sedentary time is positively associated with the risk of colorectal adenoma recurrence, according to a study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held from Oct. 27 to 30 in National Harbor, MD.
A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies shows that central adiposity, independent of body mass index, is associated with increased risk of esophageal inflammation, metaplasia, and adenocarcinoma, according to research published in the November issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Dietary fiber intake is inversely associated with gastric cancer risk and is likely independent of conventional risk factors.
Two diagnostic panels based on microRNA expression from whole blood can distinguish, to some degree, patients with pancreatic cancer from healthy controls, according to a study published in the Jan. 22/29 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Incidence rates for colorectal cancer declined by approximately 3 percent per year from 2001 to 2010 in the United States, with the largest drops occurring in adults aged 65 and older, according to research published in the March/April issue of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.
High prediagnosis body mass index is associated with increased mortality after colorectal cancer diagnosis, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, held from April 5 to 9 in San Diego.
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