Metabolic syndrome components and the risk of colorectal cancer: A population-based prospective study in Chinese men

Xin Li, Hongda Chen, Gang Wang, Xiaoshuang Feng, Zhangyan Lyu, Luopei Wei, Yan Wen, Shuohua Chen, Shouling Wu, Dong Hang, Min Dai, Ni Li, Jie He

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Abstract

Background: To investigate the association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) in Chinese men, this study was performed based on data from a large prospective cohort study conducted in China named the Kailuan men cohort study. Methods: A total of 104,333 eligible men who participated in biennial examinations at least once from 2006 to 2015 were recruited. Cox proportional hazards regression models were used to estimate the effects of MetS components on CRC risk. Results: During an 824,211.96 person-years follow-up, 394 CRC cases were verified. Participants with high waist circumference (≥90 vs.
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalFrontiers in Oncology
Volume9
Issue numberOCT
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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