Published in Cancer Weekly, December 18th, 2007
"The objective was to perform a meta-analysis to summarize the available evidence from prospective studies on the associations of overall and abdominal obesity with the risk of colon and rectal cancer. We searched MEDLINE (1966-April 2007) and the references of the retrieved articles. Study-specific relative risks (RRs) were pooled by using a random-effects model. Thirty prospective studies were included in the metaanalysis of body mass...
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