Archive for November, 2014

EPIC Study into Cancer and Chronic Disease

Blog | November 30th, 2014

The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) is one of the largest longitudinal cohort studies in the world with more than 521,000 study participants in France, Italy, Spain, the UK, the Netherlands, Greece, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. EPIC was designed to investigate the relationships between diet, nutritional status, lifestyle and environmental factors, and the incidence of cancer and other chronic diseases. Information on participants’ diet, lifestyle characteristics, anthropometric measurements, and medical history was collected at the time of recruitment (1992-1999) and was observed for almost 15 years thereafter. Among the highlights of the EPIC study include: Close adherence to… Continue Reading

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