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Gene variant raises colon cancer risk after processed meat consumption
Gene variant raises colon cancer risk after processed meat consumption (April 22, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From California - A new report published in PLOS Genetics finds a genetic variant that raises risk of colorectal cancer following processed meat consumption. Researchers studied over 18,000 people rom Canada, US, Australia and Europe, examining participants genetic variants and dietary patterns. They found a significant interaction between a genetic variant and processed meat consumption, occurring on a chromosome previously linked to colorectal cancer.
 
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