Colorectal cancer in the Linxian China Nutrition Intervention Trial: Risk factors and intervention results

Keskin H., Wang S., Etemadi A., Fan J., Dawsey S. M. , Abnet C. C. , ...More

PLOS ONE, vol.16, no.9, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1371/journal.pone.0255322
  • Journal Name: PLOS ONE
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Background Colorectal cancer (CRC) is among the most common cancers in economically developed countries and developing world. While dietary factors are associated with risk of CRC in the West and urban China, little is known about risk or protective factors in rural China.