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Research Article

A Prospective Study of Red and Processed Meat Intake in Relation to Cancer Risk

  • Amanda J Cross mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: crossa@mail.nih.gov

    Affiliation: Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Michael F Leitzmann,

    Affiliation: Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Mitchell H Gail,

    Affiliation: Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Albert R Hollenbeck,

    Affiliation: AARP, Washington DC, United States of America

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  • Arthur Schatzkin,

    Affiliation: Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Rashmi Sinha

    Affiliation: Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: December 11, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040325

About the Authors

Amanda J Cross, Michael F Leitzmann, Arthur Schatzkin, Rashmi Sinha
Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Mitchell H Gail
Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Albert R Hollenbeck
AARP, Washington DC, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: crossa@mail.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

AJC had full access to the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. All authors have given full approval to the final manuscript. AJC, MFL, MHG, AS, and RS were involved in the study design, analysis, and interpretation of the data. AJC, MFL, MHG, ARH, AS, and RS were all involved in the critical revision of the manuscript.