Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancers in China. Although the association between the epidemiological factors and sporadic colorectal cancer is not known and still remains uncertain.
So it is important to investigate the role of these factors in the development of sporadic colorectal cancer. Chinese researchers studied the relation between smoking, alcohol drinking, family history of cancer, body mass index (BMI) and sporadic colorectal cancer.
A research team led by Professor Jian-Ping Wang from the Gastrointestinal Institute of Sun Yat-Sen University addressed this question. Their study will be published on May_28, 2009 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology
They conducted a hospital-based case-control study from July 2002 to December 2008 in Guangzhou city. There were 706 cases and 723 controls with their sex and age (within 5 years) matched. An unconditional logistic regression model was used to analyze the association between smoking, alcohol drinking, family history of cancer, BMI and sporadic colorectal cancer.
They found that current alcohol drinking and…
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Publisher - Axis MediaEvaluating risk factors of sporadic colorectal cancer – Health News Article
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Posted on September 10th, 2011 at 9:08 am.
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