Taller people are at increased risk for colorectal, lung cancers

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  • A 10 cm increase in adult height was associated with 58% increased odds for colorectal cancer and 10% increased odds for lung cancer.

Key results

  • A 10 cm increase was associated with a relative risk (RR) of 1.12 (95% CI, 1.10-1.15) for colorectal cancer, 1.07 (95% CI, 1.05-1.10) for...