Height and pancreatic cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.

23 Aug 2012Aune D, Vieira AR, Chan DS, Navarro Rosenblatt DA, Vieira R, Greenwood DC, Cade JE, Burley VJ, Norat T.

This meta-analysis of cohort studies provides further evidence that greater adult attained height is associated with increased pancreatic cancer risk.

Meta Analysis
1 effect

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Height Musculoskeletal outcome
Height
Musculoskeletal system

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Minor increase risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

High evidence
7.0%