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Plasma organochlorine levels and prostate cancer risk

Aronson, Kristan J; Wilson, James WL; Hamel, Meghan; Diarsvitri, Wienta; Fan, Wenli; Woolcott, Christy; Heaton, Jeromy PW; Nickel, J Curtis; Macneily, Andrew; Morales, Alvara


A case-control study was conducted to determine the association between plasma organochlorine levels and prostate cancer risk. Male clinic patients scheduled for prostate core biopsy or seeing their urologist for other conditions from 1997 through 1999 in Kingston, Ontario were eligible, excluding those with an earlier cancer. Age frequency matched controls (n=329) were compared with 79 incident prostate cancer cases. Before knowledge of diagnosis, the patients completed a questionnaire and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1038/jes.2009.33


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