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The impact of body mass index and physical activity on mortality among patients with colorectal cancer in Queensland, Australia

American Association for Cancer Research
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  • 111202 Cancer Diagnosis
  • 111700 Public Health And Health Services
  • 111706 Epidemiology
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal
  • Oncology
  • Body Mass Index
  • Physical Activity
  • Survival
  • Mortality


This is the author’s version of a work that was submitted/accepted for pub- lication in the following source: Cramb, Susanna, Mengersen, Kerrie, & Baade, Peter (2011) Identification of area-level influences on regions of high cancer incidence in Queens- land, Australia : a classification tree approach. BMC Cancer, 11, p. 311. This file was downloaded from: c© Copyright 2011 Cramb et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Notice: Changes introduced as a result of publishing processes such as copy-editing and formatting may not be reflected in this document. For a definitive version of this work, please refer to the published source: 1 Identification of area-level influences on regions of high cancer incidence in Queensland, Australia: a classification tree approach. Susanna M Cramb 1,2§, Kerrie L Mengersen 2 and Peter D Baade 1,3 1 Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Gregory Tce, Fortitude Valley, Australia 2 Centre for Data Analysis, Modelling and Computation, Queensland University of Technology, George St, Brisbane, Australia 3 School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Herston Rd, Kelvin Grove, Australia. §Corresponding author: Susanna Cramb Cancer Council Queensland PO Box 201 Spring Hill 4004 Australia Email addresses: SMC: [email protected] KLM: [email protected] PDB: [email protected] 2 Abstract Background: Strategies for cancer reduction and management are targeted at both individual and area levels. Area-level strategies require careful

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