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Emerging diet-related surrogate end points for colorectal cancer: UK Food Standards Agency diet and colonic health workshop report

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  09 March 2007

Peter Sanderson*
Nutrition Division, Food Standards Agency, London, UK
Ian T. Johnson
Intestinal Health and Function Group, Institute of Food Research, Norwich, UK
John C. Mathers
Human Nutrition Research Centre, University of Newcastle, UK
Hilary J. Powers
The Centre for Human Nutrition, University of Sheffield, UK
C. Stephen Downes
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
Angela P. McGlynn
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
Rae Dare
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
Ellen Kampman
Division of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Beatrice L. Pool-Zobel
Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Institute for Nutrition and Nutritional Toxicology, Jena, Germany
Sheila A. Bingham
MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Cambridge, UK
Joseph J. Rafter
Department of Medical Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
*Corresponding author: Dr Peter Sanderson, fax +44 20 7276 8906, email
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The UK Food Standards Agency convened a group of expert scientists to review current research investigating emerging diet-related surrogate end points for colorectal cancer (CRC). The workshop aimed to overview current research and establish priorities for future research. The workshop considered that the validation of current putative diet-related surrogate end points for CRC and the development of novel ones, particularly in the emerging fields of proteomics, genomics and epigenomics, should be a high priority for future research.

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