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Case-Control Studies of Cancers of the Digestive Tract in Shanghai

Data from two population-based case-control studies in urban Shanghai, China are under analysis. Included in the study are cancers of the esophagus, colon, rectum, and pancreas (overall 3,168 cases and 1,552 controls) and stomach (1,124 cases and 1,451 controls). Factors being evaluated include tobacco and alcohol use, diet, physical activity and various occupational exposures.

For more information, contact Bu-Tian Ji.

Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch - Research Areas