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Journal publications

Selected findings from the Continuous Update Project have been/will be published in peer reviewed medical journals.

The details of papers published to date and links to their abstracts in PubMed are shown by cancer type below.

Colorectal cancer

Red and processed meat intake and risk of colorectal adenomas: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies.
Aune D, Chan DS, Vieira AR, Navarro Rosenblatt DA, R Vieira, Greenwood DC, Kampman E & Norat T.
Cancer Causes Control. 2013; 24(4): 611-27. Abstract

Carbohydrates, glycaemic index, glycaemic load, and colorectal cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.
Aune D, Chan DS, Lau R, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, Kampman E & Norat T.
Cancer Causes Control. 2012; 23(4): 521-535. Abstract

Recent Evidence for Colorectal Cancer Prevention Through Healthy Food, Nutrition, and Physical Activity: Implications for Recommendations.
Perera PS, Thompson RL & Wiseman MJ.
Curr Nutr Rep. 2012 DOI 10.1007/s13668-011-0006-7Abstract

Dairy products and colorectal cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.
Aune D, Lau R, Chan DS, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, Kampman E & Norat T.
Ann Oncol. 2012; 23: 37-45. Abstract

Meta-analyses of vitamin D intake, 25-hydroxyvitamin D status, vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and colorectal cancer risk.
Touvier M, Chan DS, Lau R, Aune D, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, Kampman E, Riboli E, Hercberg S & Norat T.
Cancer Epidemiol Biomakers Prev. 2011; 20: 1003-16. Abstract

Nonlinear reduction in risk for colorectal cancer by fruit and vegetable intake based on meta-analysis of prospective studies.
Aune D, Lau R, Chan DS, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, Kampman E & Norat T.
Gastroenterology 2011; 141: 106-18.Abstract

Red and processed meat and colorectal cancer incidence: meta-analysis of prospective studies.
Chan DS, Lau R, Aune D, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, Kampman E & Norat T.
PLoS ONE. 2011; 6: e20456. Abstract

Dietary fibre, whole grains, and risk of colorectal cancer: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.
Aune D, Chan DSM, Lau R, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, Kampman E & Norat T.
BMJ 2011; 343:d6617 Nov 10. Abstract

Pancreatic cancer

Height and pancreatic cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.
Aune D, Vieira AR, Chan DS, Navarro-Rosenblatt DA, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, Cade JE, Burley VJ & Norat T.
Cancer Causes Control. 2012; 23(8): 1213-22.Abstract

Dietary fructose, carbohydrates, glycemic indices and pancreatic cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.
Aune D, Chan DS, Vieira AR, Navarro-Rosenblatt DA, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, Cade JE, Burley VJ & Norat T.
Ann Oncol. 2012; 23(10): 2536-46. Abstract

Body mass index, abdominal fatness and pancreatic cancer risk: a systematic review and non-linear dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies.
Aune D, Greenwood DC, Chan DS, Vieira R, Vieira AR, Navarro-Rosenblatt DA, Cade JE, Burley VJ & Norat T.
Ann Oncol. 2011; 23(4): 843-52. Abstract

Breast cancer

Dietary compared with blood concentrations of carotenoids and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.
Aune D, Chan DS, Vieira AR, Navarro Rosenblatt DA, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, & Norat T.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2012; 96(2): 356-73. Abstract

Fruits, vegetables and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.
Aune D, Chan DS, Vieira AR, Rosenblatt DA, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, & Norat T.
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012; 134(2): 479-93. Abstract

Dietary fiber and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.
Aune D, Chan DSM, Greenwood DC, Vieira AR, Rosenblatt DAN, Vieira R & Norat T.
Ann Oncol. 2012; 23(6):1394-402. Abstract

Prostate cancer

Selenium and prostate cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Hurst R, Hooper L, Norat T, Lau R, Aune D, Greenwood DC, Vieira R, Collings R, Harvey LJ, Sterne JA, Beynon R, Savovic J & Fairweather-Tait SJ.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2012; 96(1): 111-22. Abstract

Breast Cancer Survivors

Body mass index and survival in women with breast cancer--systematic literature review and meta-analysis of 82 follow-up studies.
Chan DS, Vieira AR, Aune D, Bandera EV, Greenwood DC, McTiernan A, Navarro Rosenblatt D, Thune I, Vieira R & Norat T.
Ann Oncol. 2014 Apr 27. Abstract