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Lifestyle factors and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in UK Biobank: Implications for epidemiological research

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BACKGROUND: The central role of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in the diagnosis of prostate cancer leads to the possibility that observational studies that report associations between risk factors and prostate cancer could be affected by detection bias. This study aims to investigate whether reported risk factors for prostate cancer are associated with PSA testing in a large middle-aged population-based cohort in the UK. METHODS: The cross-sectional association between a wide range o...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.canep.2016.09.010

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Cancer Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
45
Pages:
40-46
Publication date:
2016-09-29
Acceptance date:
2016-09-21
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EISSN:
1877-783X
ISSN:
1877-7821
Pubs id:
pubs:652348
URN:
uri:17cab00d-d33a-45ce-97a3-097141a58088
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uuid:17cab00d-d33a-45ce-97a3-097141a58088
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pubs:652348

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