The serum cholesterol-cancer relationship: An analysis of time trends in the Framingham Study

P. D. Sorlie, M. Feinleib

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Abstract

Time trends in serum cholesterol were analyzed in the Framingham Study data to determine whether low serum cholesterol, which appears to be associated with increased cancer risk, can truly be called a precursor to the development of the disease. Serum cholesterol measured at base line was found to be associated with the risk of both fatal cancer and all cancers occurring in the subsequent 18 years in men (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)989-996
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the National Cancer Institute
Volume69
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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