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Urinary melatonin in relation to breast cancer risk: nested case-control analysis in the DOM study and meta-analysis of prospective studies

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Background: Exposure to higher levels of melatonin may be associated with lower breast cancer risk, but epidemiologic evidence has been limited. We examined the relationship in a case–control study nested within the Diagnostisch Onderzoek Mammacarcinoom (DOM) study and conducted a meta-analysis of prospective studies.

Methods: Concentrations of 6-sulfatoxymelatonin (aMT6s) in prediagnostic first morning urine voids were measured in 274 postmenopaus...

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10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0822

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2554-7638
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2294-307X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
American Association for Cancer Research
Journal:
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention More from this journal
Volume:
30
Issue:
1
Pages:
97–103
Publication date:
2020-11-03
Acceptance date:
2020-10-16
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EISSN:
1538-7755
ISSN:
1055-9965
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1138580
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pubs:1138580
Deposit date:
2020-10-21

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