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Levels of beta-microseminoprotein in blood and risk of prostate cancer in multiple populations.

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BACKGROUND: A common genetic variant (rs10993994) in the 5' region of the gene encoding β-microseminoprotein (MSP) is associated with circulating levels of MSP and prostate cancer risk. Whether MSP levels are predictive of prostate cancer risk has not been evaluated. METHODS: We investigated the prospective relationship between circulating plasma levels of MSP and prostate cancer risk in a nested case-control study of 1503 case subjects and 1503 control subjects among black, Latino, Japanese,...

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10.1093/jnci/djs486

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Journal:
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Volume:
105
Issue:
3
Pages:
237-243
Publication date:
2013-02-05
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EISSN:
1460-2105
ISSN:
0027-8874
URN:
uuid:10cea47b-2164-468f-9b30-73ff5c761211
Source identifiers:
365846
Local pid:
pubs:365846

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