Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bjc.6604678
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dc.titleProspective study of dietary patterns and colorectal cancer among Singapore Chinese
dc.contributor.authorButler, L.M.
dc.contributor.authorWang, R.
dc.contributor.authorKoh, W.-P.
dc.contributor.authorYu, M.C.
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-26T07:47:17Z
dc.date.available2014-11-26T07:47:17Z
dc.date.issued2008-10-04
dc.identifier.citationButler, L.M., Wang, R., Koh, W.-P., Yu, M.C. (2008-10-04). Prospective study of dietary patterns and colorectal cancer among Singapore Chinese. British Journal of Cancer 99 (9) : 1511-1516. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bjc.6604678
dc.identifier.issn00070920
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/109551
dc.description.abstractAn influence of Western diet and lifestyle factors observed among Singapore Chinese may contribute to the population's marked rise in colorectal cancer incidence over the past two decades. Thus far, however, there is little evidence for individual nutrients and foods as major contributing factors in this population. We evaluated whether patterns of food intake were associated with colorectal cancer in a population-based cohort of 61,321 Singapore Chinese that was established in 1993-98. Two dietary patterns, meat-dim sum and vegetable-fruit-soy, were previously identified by principal components analysis using baseline dietary data from a validated 165-item food frequency questionnaire. As of 31 December 2005, 961 incident colorectal cancer cases were diagnosed. Proportional hazards regression was used to calculate adjusted hazard ratios. Using nearly 10 years of follow-up data, we observed no association with either the meat-dim sum or vegetable-fruit-soy pattern for colorectal cancer. In conclusion, neither individual nutrients or foods nor dietary patterns appear to explain the rise in colorectal cancer among Singapore Chinese population. © 2008 Cancer Research.
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dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectColorectal cancer
dc.subjectDiet
dc.subjectDietary patterns
dc.subjectPrincipal components analysis
dc.subjectProspective cohort
dc.subjectSingapore Chinese
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentCOMMUNITY,OCCUPATIONAL & FAMILY MEDICINE
dc.description.doi10.1038/sj.bjc.6604678
dc.description.sourcetitleBritish Journal of Cancer
dc.description.volume99
dc.description.issue9
dc.description.page1511-1516
dc.description.codenBJCAA
dc.identifier.isiut000260502900021
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