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Childhood overweight and pubertal timing as predictors of adult cancer in men

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Title: Childhood overweight and pubertal timing as predictors of adult cancer in men
Authors: Célind, Jimmy
Issue Date: 27-Apr-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Inst of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition
Parts of work: I. Celind J*, Ohlsson C*, Bygdell M, Nethander M, Kindblom JM. Childhood Body Mass Index Is Associated with Risk of Adult Colon Cancer in Men: An Association Modulated by Pubertal Change in Body Mass Index. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2019; 28, 974-978.

II. Celind J, Ohlsson C, Bygdell M, Martikainen J, Lewerin C, Kindblom JM. Childhood body mass index is associated with the risk of adult hematologic malignancies in men — The best Gothenburg cohort. Int. J. Cancer. 2020; 1–8.

III. Celind J, Bygdell M, Martikainen J, Ohlsson C, Kindblom, J.M. Childhood overweight and risk of obesity-related adult cancer in men. Submitted manuscript

IV. Celind J, Bygdell M, Martikainen J, Styrke J, Damber JE, Kindblom JM, Ohlsson C. Timing of the pubertal growth spurt and the risk of prostate cancer. Submitted manuscript

V. Celind J, Hedlund M, Bygdell M, Sonden A, Elfvin A, Kindblom, J. M. Secular trends of birthweight in boys from 1950 to 2010. Pediatr Neonatol 2019; 60(5):543-548.

Date of Defence: 2021-05-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 maj 2021, kl 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: childhood body mass index
young adult body mass index
secular trends
Abstract: Background and Aim Obesity is one of the leading causes of cancer globally. The importance of overweight in childhood for adult cancer risk, independent of overweight status in young adulthood is still unknown. Furthermore, how male pubertal timing influences the risk of prostate cancer has not been established. Birthweight has been associated with increased cancer risk. Short term trends of increasing birthweights are established, but trends from before the initiation of the obesity epidemic ... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-222-7 (PRINT)
978-91-8009-223-4 (PDF)
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