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Common dietary patterns and risk of cancers of the colon and rectum: Analysis from the United Kingdom Women's Cohort Study (UKWCS)

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Cancer, April 2018
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Title
Common dietary patterns and risk of cancers of the colon and rectum: Analysis from the United Kingdom Women's Cohort Study (UKWCS)
Published in
International Journal of Cancer, April 2018
DOI 10.1002/ijc.31362
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Diego Rada-Fernandez de Jauregui, Charlotte E.L. Evans, Petra Jones, Darren C. Greenwood, Neil Hancock, Janet E. Cade

Abstract

Few prospective cohort studies in the UK have specifically focused on the associations between commonly consumed dietary patterns and colorectal cancer (CRC). The aim of our study was to assess whether red meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian dietary patterns are associated with differences in the incidence of cancers of colon and rectum in the UKWCS. Four common dietary patterns were defined based on a hierarchy of consumption of red meat, poultry and fish for each cohort participant, using a 217-item food frequency questionnaire. Cox proportional hazards regression was used to provide adjusted hazard ratios (HR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for CRC. A total of 32,147 women recruited and surveyed between 1995 and 1998 were followed up for a mean of 17.2 years (426,798 person-years). A total of 462 incident CRC cases were documented; 335 colon cancers (172 proximal and 119 distal) and 152 in the rectum. In multivariable-adjusted models, there was no evidence of a reduction in risk of overall CRC (HR = 0.86, 95% CI: 0.66-1.12), colon cancer (HR = 0.77, 95% CI: 0.56-1.05) or rectal cancer (HR = 1.04, 95% CI: 0.66-1.63) when comparing grouped red meat free diets with diets containing red meat. Exploratory analysis suggested a reduced risk of distal colon cancer in grouped red meat free diets (HR = 0.56, 95% CI: 0.34-0.95), though numbers with this outcome were small. These results indicate that a protective association of red meat free diets specifically on distal colon cancer merits confirmation in a larger study.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 74 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 18%
Student > Bachelor 9 12%
Other 5 7%
Researcher 5 7%
Student > Postgraduate 3 4%
Other 7 9%
Unknown 32 43%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 14 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 5%
Psychology 1 1%
Other 4 5%
Unknown 37 50%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 870. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 June 2021.
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