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Walter C. Willett, Dr.P.H., M.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Walter Willett and Kana Wu.
Connection Strength

5.599
  1. Association of folate intake and colorectal cancer risk in the postfortification era in US women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 07 01; 114(1):49-58.
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    Score: 0.245
  2. Simple Sugar and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake During Adolescence and Risk of Colorectal Cancer Precursors. Gastroenterology. 2021 Jul; 161(1):128-142.e20.
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    Score: 0.240
  3. A healthy lifestyle pattern and the risk of symptomatic gallstone disease: results from 2 prospective cohort studies. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 09 01; 112(3):586-594.
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    Score: 0.232
  4. Dietary Intake of Branched-Chain Amino Acids and Risk of Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2020 01; 13(1):65-72.
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    Score: 0.219
  5. Diet-quality scores and the risk of symptomatic gallstone disease: a prospective cohort study of male US health professionals. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 12 01; 47(6):1938-1946.
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    Score: 0.205
  6. A Prospective Analysis of Meat Mutagens and Colorectal Cancer in the Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Oct; 124(10):1529-1536.
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    Score: 0.171
  7. Habitual intake of flavonoid subclasses and risk of colorectal cancer in 2 large prospective cohorts. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Jan; 103(1):184-91.
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    Score: 0.166
  8. Processed and Unprocessed Red Meat and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: Analysis by Tumor Location and Modification by Time. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0135959.
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    Score: 0.163
  9. Intake of Meat Mutagens and Risk of Prostate Cancer in a Cohort of U.S. Health Professionals. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Oct; 24(10):1557-63.
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    Score: 0.163
  10. Lifestyle and Risk of Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in a Cohort of United States Male Health Professionals. J Urol. 2015 Nov; 194(5):1295-300.
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    Score: 0.161
  11. Physical activity and chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2015 Apr; 47(4):757-64.
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    Score: 0.159
  12. Dietary intake of fish, ?-3 and ?-6 fatty acids and risk of colorectal cancer: A prospective study in U.S. men and women. Int J Cancer. 2014 Nov 15; 135(10):2413-23.
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    Score: 0.149
  13. Dietary patterns during high school and risk of colorectal adenoma in a cohort of middle-aged women. Int J Cancer. 2014 May 15; 134(10):2458-67.
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    Score: 0.145
  14. Dietary intakes of red meat, poultry, and fish during high school and risk of colorectal adenomas in women. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Jul 15; 178(2):172-83.
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    Score: 0.141
  15. Interactions between plasma levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D, insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 and C-peptide with risk of colorectal cancer. PLoS One. 2011; 6(12):e28520.
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    Score: 0.127
  16. Body fatness during childhood and adolescence, adult height, and risk of colorectal adenoma in women. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2011 Oct; 4(10):1710-8.
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    Score: 0.124
  17. Meat mutagens and breast cancer in postmenopausal women--a cohort analysis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 May; 19(5):1301-10.
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    Score: 0.113
  18. A randomized trial on folic acid supplementation and risk of recurrent colorectal adenoma. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Dec; 90(6):1623-31.
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    Score: 0.109
  19. A nested case control study of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and risk of colorectal cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007 Jul 18; 99(14):1120-9.
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    Score: 0.093
  20. Meat mutagens and risk of distal colon adenoma in a cohort of U.S. men. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Jun; 15(6):1120-5.
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    Score: 0.086
  21. Dietary patterns and risk of prostate cancer in U.S. men. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Jan; 15(1):167-71.
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    Score: 0.084
  22. Dietary patterns and risk of colon cancer and adenoma in a cohort of men (United States). Cancer Causes Control. 2004 Nov; 15(9):853-62.
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    Score: 0.077
  23. Plasma and dietary carotenoids, and the risk of prostate cancer: a nested case-control study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004 Feb; 13(2):260-9.
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    Score: 0.073
  24. Body mass index and risk of prostate cancer in U.S. health professionals. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2003 Aug 20; 95(16):1240-4.
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    Score: 0.071
  25. Variations in plasma lycopene and specific isomers over time in a cohort of U.S. men. J Nutr. 2003 Jun; 133(6):1930-6.
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    Score: 0.070
  26. A prospective study on supplemental vitamin e intake and risk of colon cancer in women and men. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2002 Nov; 11(11):1298-304.
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    Score: 0.067
  27. Intake of dairy products, calcium, and vitamin d and risk of breast cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2002 Sep 04; 94(17):1301-11.
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    Score: 0.067
  28. Calcium intake and risk of colon cancer in women and men. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2002 Mar 20; 94(6):437-46.
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    Score: 0.064
  29. The Sulfur Microbial Diet Is Associated With Increased Risk of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Precursors. Gastroenterology. 2021 Jul 14.
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    Score: 0.061
  30. Sugar-sweetened beverage intake in adulthood and adolescence and risk of early-onset colorectal cancer among women. Gut. 2021 May 06.
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    Score: 0.061
  31. Alcohol intake in early adulthood and risk of colorectal cancer: three large prospective cohort studies of men and women in the United States. Eur J Epidemiol. 2021 Mar; 36(3):325-333.
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    Score: 0.060
  32. Dietary Inflammatory and Insulinemic Potential and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Results From Three Prospective U.S. Cohort Studies. Diabetes Care. 2020 11; 43(11):2675-2683.
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    Score: 0.058
  33. Circulating Vitamin D and Colorectal Cancer Risk: An International Pooling Project of 17 Cohorts. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 02 01; 111(2):158-169.
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    Score: 0.052
  34. Association of Obesity With Risk of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Among Women. JAMA Oncol. 2019 01 01; 5(1):37-44.
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    Score: 0.052
  35. Associations of artificially sweetened beverage intake with disease recurrence and mortality in stage III colon cancer: Results from CALGB 89803 (Alliance). PLoS One. 2018; 13(7):e0199244.
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    Score: 0.050
  36. Meat Cooking Methods and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Results From Three Prospective Cohort Studies. Diabetes Care. 2018 05; 41(5):1049-1060.
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    Score: 0.049
  37. Nut Consumption and Survival in Patients With Stage III Colon Cancer: Results From CALGB 89803 (Alliance). J Clin Oncol. 2018 04 10; 36(11):1112-1120.
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    Score: 0.049
  38. Influence of dietary insulin scores on survival in colorectal cancer patients. Br J Cancer. 2017 Sep 26; 117(7):1079-1087.
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    Score: 0.047
  39. Association of Dietary Patterns With Risk of Colorectal Cancer Subtypes Classified by Fusobacterium nucleatum in Tumor Tissue. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Jul 01; 3(7):921-927.
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    Score: 0.046
  40. Dietary Patterns and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: Analysis by Tumor Location and Molecular Subtypes. Gastroenterology. 2017 06; 152(8):1944-1953.e1.
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    Score: 0.045
  41. A Comprehensive Model of Colorectal Cancer by Risk Factor Status and Subsite Using Data From the Nurses' Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 02 01; 185(3):224-237.
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    Score: 0.045
  42. Rotating night shift work, sleep, and colorectal adenoma in women. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2017 Jul; 32(7):1013-1018.
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    Score: 0.045
  43. Development and Validation of an Empirical Dietary Inflammatory Index. J Nutr. 2016 08; 146(8):1560-70.
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    Score: 0.043
  44. Population-wide Impact of Long-term Use of Aspirin and the Risk for Cancer. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Jun 01; 2(6):762-9.
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    Score: 0.043
  45. Trajectory of body shape in early and middle life and all cause and cause specific mortality: results from two prospective US cohort studies. BMJ. 2016 05 04; 353:i2195.
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    Score: 0.043
  46. A prospective study of oral contraceptive use and colorectal adenomas. Cancer Causes Control. 2016 06; 27(6):749-57.
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    Score: 0.043
  47. Trajectory of body shape across the lifespan and cancer risk. Int J Cancer. 2016 May 15; 138(10):2383-95.
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    Score: 0.042
  48. Rice consumption and cancer incidence in US men and women. Int J Cancer. 2016 Feb 01; 138(3):555-64.
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    Score: 0.041
  49. Long-term status and change of body fat distribution, and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 06; 45(3):871-83.
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    Score: 0.041
  50. Coffee Intake, Recurrence, and Mortality in Stage III Colon Cancer: Results From CALGB 89803 (Alliance). J Clin Oncol. 2015 Nov 01; 33(31):3598-607.
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    Score: 0.041
  51. Oral contraceptive use and colorectal cancer in the Nurses' Health Study I and II. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Aug; 24(8):1214-21.
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    Score: 0.040
  52. Adulthood Weight Change and Risk of Colorectal Cancer in the Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2015 Jul; 8(7):620-7.
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    Score: 0.040
  53. Early life body fatness and risk of colorectal cancer in u.s. Women and men-results from two large cohort studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Apr; 24(4):690-7.
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    Score: 0.040
  54. Sugar-sweetened beverage intake and cancer recurrence and survival in CALGB 89803 (Alliance). PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e99816.
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    Score: 0.038
  55. Total calcium intake and colorectal adenoma in young women. Cancer Causes Control. 2014 Apr; 25(4):451-60.
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    Score: 0.037
  56. Associations between red meat intake and biomarkers of inflammation and glucose metabolism in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Feb; 99(2):352-60.
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    Score: 0.036
  57. Polymorphisms in xenobiotic metabolizing genes, intakes of heterocyclic amines and red meat, and postmenopausal breast cancer. Nutr Cancer. 2013; 65(8):1122-31.
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    Score: 0.036
  58. Long-term colorectal-cancer incidence and mortality after lower endoscopy. N Engl J Med. 2013 Sep 19; 369(12):1095-105.
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    Score: 0.036
  59. Associations of self-reported sleep duration and snoring with colorectal cancer risk in men and women. Sleep. 2013 May 01; 36(5):681-8.
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    Score: 0.035
  60. Prospective cohort studies of bowel movement frequency and laxative use and colorectal cancer incidence in US women and men. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 May; 24(5):1015-24.
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    Score: 0.034
  61. Carotenoid intake and risk of colorectal adenomas in a cohort of male health professionals. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Apr; 24(4):705-17.
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    Score: 0.034
  62. Prospective cohort studies of vitamin B-6 intake and colorectal cancer incidence: modification by time? Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Oct; 96(4):874-81.
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    Score: 0.033
  63. The joint association of eating frequency and diet quality with colorectal cancer risk in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Apr 01; 175(7):664-72.
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    Score: 0.032
  64. A prospective study of intakes of zinc and heme iron and colorectal cancer risk in men and women. Cancer Causes Control. 2011 Dec; 22(12):1627-37.
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    Score: 0.031
  65. Aspirin use, body mass index, physical activity, plasma C-peptide, and colon cancer risk in US health professionals. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Aug 15; 174(4):459-67.
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    Score: 0.031
  66. Folate intake and risk of colorectal cancer and adenoma: modification by time. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Apr; 93(4):817-25.
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    Score: 0.030
  67. Total antioxidant capacity intake and colorectal cancer risk in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Aug; 21(8):1315-21.
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    Score: 0.029
  68. Alcohol intake and colorectal cancer: a comparison of approaches for including repeated measures of alcohol consumption. Epidemiology. 2008 Mar; 19(2):258-64.
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    Score: 0.024
  69. Dietary choline and betaine and the risk of distal colorectal adenoma in women. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007 Aug 15; 99(16):1224-31.
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    Score: 0.023
  70. Calcium and vitamin D intakes in relation to risk of distal colorectal adenoma in women. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 May 15; 165(10):1178-86.
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    Score: 0.023
  71. Flavonoid intake and colorectal cancer risk in men and women. Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Oct 01; 164(7):644-51.
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    Score: 0.022
  72. Dietary patterns and pancreatic cancer risk in men and women. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005 Apr 06; 97(7):518-24.
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    Score: 0.020
  73. Dairy foods, calcium, and colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2004 Jul 07; 96(13):1015-22.
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    Score: 0.019
  74. Comparison of risk factors for colon and rectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2004 Jan 20; 108(3):433-42.
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    Score: 0.018
  75. Zinc supplement use and risk of prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2003 Jul 02; 95(13):1004-7.
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    Score: 0.018
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