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Sun exposure may increase risk of prostate cancer in the high UV environment of New South Wales, Australia: A case-control study

Nair-Shalliker, Visalini; Smith, David; Egger, Sam; Hughes, Ann Maree; Kaldor, John M; Clements, Mark; Kricker, Anne; Armstrong, Bruce K


Ultraviolet (UV) radiation in sunlight may influence risk of prostate cancer. In New South Wales (NSW), Australia, we examined the relationship between sun exposure at 30 and 50 years of age and risk of prostate cancer in a case-control study combining the NSW prostate cancer care and outcome study (cases) and the NSW non-Hodgkin's lymphoma study (controls). Prostate cancer risk increased with increasing estimated sun exposure (adjusted OR for highest vs. lowest quartiles of average weekly sun...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Cancer
DOI: 10.1002/ijc.27400


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