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Consumption of soft drinks and juices and risk of liver and biliary tract cancers in a European cohort

Magdalena Stepien, Talita Duarte-Salles, Veronika Fedirko, Antonia Trichopoulou, Pagona Lagiou, Christina Bamia, Kim Overvad, Anne Tjonneland, Louise Hansen, Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault, Guy Fagherazzi, Gianluca Severi, Tilman Kuehn, Rudolf Kaaks, Krasimira Aleksandrova, Heiner Boeing, Eleni Klinaki, Domenico Palli, Sara Grioni, Salvatore Panico Show all

European Journal of Nutrition | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2016


Awarded by French National Cancer Institute (L'Institut National du Cancer; INCA)

Awarded by European Research Council (ERC)

Awarded by Regional Government of Murcia


Awarded by Cancer Research UK

Awarded by Medical Research Council

Awarded by National Institute for Health Research

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors' responsibilities were as follows-ER: is the overall PI of the EPIC study which is jointly coordinated from ICL and IARC; MS, VF and MJ: conceptualised, designed, obtained funding for and carried out the present research; MS: performed the statistical analysis; and MS, VF, and MJ: contributed to the writing of the manuscript and data interpretation. Contributing authors from each collaborating centres provided the original data and biological samples, information on the respective populations, advice on study design/analysis, and interpretation of the results and approval of the final version of the manuscript for publication. This work was supported by the French National Cancer Institute (L'Institut National du Cancer; INCA) (Grant Number 2009-139). The coordination of EPIC is financially supported by the European Commission (DG-SANCO); and the International Agency for Research on Cancer. The national cohorts are supported by Danish Cancer Society (Denmark); Ligue Contre le Cancer; Institut Gustave Roussy; Mutuelle Generale de l'Education Nationale; and Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale (INSERM) (France); Deutsche Krebshilfe, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ); and Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Germany); Stavros Niarchos Foundation; Hellenic Health Foundation; and Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity (Greece); Italian Association for Research on Cancer (AIRC); National Research Council; and AIRE-ONLUS Ragusa, AVIS Ragusa, Sicilian Government (Italy); Dutch Ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sports (VWS); Netherlands Cancer Registry (NKR); LK Research Funds; Dutch Prevention Funds; Dutch ZON (Zorg Onderzoek Nederland); World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF); and Statistics Netherlands (the Netherlands); European Research Council (ERC) (Grant Number ERC-2009-AdG 232997) and Nordforsk; and Nordic Center of Excellence Programme on Food, Nutrition and Health (Norway); Health Research Fund (FIS); Regional Governments of Andalucia, Asturias, Basque Country, Murcia (No. 6236) and Navarra; and ISCIII RETIC (RD06/0020) and the Catalan Institute of Oncology. (Spain); Swedish Cancer Society; Swedish Scientific Council; and Regional Government of Skane and Vasterbotten (Sweden); Cancer Research UK; Medical Research Council; Stroke Association; British Heart Foundation; Department of Health; Food Standards Agency; and Wellcome Trust (UK). Reagents for the hepatitis infection determinations were kindly provided by Abbott Diagnostics Division, Lyon, France. The funding sources had no influence on the design of the study; the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; the writing of the report; or the decision to submit the paper for publication.