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The role of diet in gastrointestinal cancer predisposition in rural Africans and African Americans

Kaseb, Hatem (2016) The role of diet in gastrointestinal cancer predisposition in rural Africans and African Americans. Master Essay, University of Pittsburgh.

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Abstract

Based on the analysis of worldwide epidemiological studies, it has been estimated that >90% of GI cancers are diet-related. African Americans (AA) have an extremely high risk of colon cancer (~65:100,000) while rural Africans (RA) rarely get the disease (


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Item Type: Other Thesis, Dissertation, or Long Paper (Master Essay)
Status: Unpublished
Creators/Authors:
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Kaseb, Hatem
Contributors:
ContributionContributors NameEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Committee ChairO'Keefe, Stephen J.D.okeefes@dom.pitt.eduUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Committee MemberKammerer, Candace M.cmk3@pitt.eduUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date: 1 April 2016
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: Graduate School of Public Health > Human Genetics
Degree: MPH - Master of Public Health
Thesis Type: Master Essay
Refereed: Yes
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2016 18:02
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2018 00:56
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/27456

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