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Alcohol consumption and PSA-detected prostate cancer risk--a case-control nested in the ProtecT study.

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Alcohol is an established carcinogen but not an established risk factor for prostate cancer, despite some recent prospective studies suggesting increased risk among heavy drinkers. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of alcohol on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels and prostate cancer risk. Two thousand four hundred PSA detected prostate cancer cases and 12,700 controls matched on age and general practice were identified through a case-control study nested in the PSA-testing...

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Publisher copy:
10.1002/ijc.27877

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Zuccolo, L More by this author
Donovan, JL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
132
Issue:
9
Pages:
2176-2185
Publication date:
2013-05-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:160738ce-22f6-4522-9847-c6b6da007c06
Source identifiers:
354027
Local pid:
pubs:354027

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