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Plasma selenium concentration and prostate cancer risk: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC).

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BACKGROUND: Some evidence indicates that a low selenium intake may be associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate the association of plasma selenium concentration with subsequent prostate cancer risk and to examine this association by stage and grade of disease and other factors. DESIGN: A nested case-control study was performed among men in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). The association be...

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10.3945/ajcn.2008.26205

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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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Author
Journal:
American journal of clinical nutrition More from this journal
Volume:
88
Issue:
6
Pages:
1567-1575
Publication date:
2008-12-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
Language:
English
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pubs:19562
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uuid:1b6d1649-4407-4145-9c02-426e6bb1bfb5
Local pid:
pubs:19562
Source identifiers:
19562
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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