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Age distribution of new obesity-associated cancer cases

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: This observational study examines changes in the age distribution of new obesity-associated cancer cases and nonobesity-associated cancer cases from 2000 to 2016 by sex and race/ethnicity.

Authors: Siran M. Koroukian, Ph.D., of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.9261)

Editor's Note: The article includes conflict of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

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