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Br J Cancer. 1975 October; 32(4): 432–439.
PMCID: PMC2024760

Colorectal cancer and consumption of beef and fat.


Secular, socioeconomic and urban-rural gradients and geographical differences in beef and fat consumption within the United States of America are compared with corresponding data on colorectal cancer incidence and mortality rates. These results, together with the results of most previous epidemiological studies, appear to contradict the hypothesis that beef and fat consumption are involved in the aetiology of colorectal cancer.

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