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					        EPIC: HDL-C and colorectal cancer risk
       EPIC
       •Nested case-control study in Western European subjects

       •1238 cases and matched controls*

       •Each 1-SD (16.6 mg/dL) increase in HDL-C was associated
       with 22% (11-32%) relative risk reduction in colon cancer

       •The association was not influenced by adjustment for
       biomarkers, insulin resistance or exclusion of the first 2
       years of follow-up

       * Matched for age, sex, centre, follow-up time, time of blood sampling and
       fasting status

Van Duijnhoven FJB et al. Gut 2011;doi:10.1136/gut.2010.225011              HDL Forum 2011

				
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