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A prospective study of diet and prostate cancer in Japanese men.

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS: It has been hypothesized that some aspect of a traditional 'Asian' diet, that is low in animal products and high in soya, may be associated with a reduced risk of prostate cancer. This study aimed to examine the association between dietary intake and prostate cancer risk among 18,115 men in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, using prospective data from the Life Span Study. METHODS: Subjects completed a food-frequency questionnaire at baseline (1963, 1965 and/or 1979) and wer...

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10.1007/s10552-004-1683-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
Cancer causes and control : CCC
Volume:
15
Issue:
9
Pages:
911-920
Publication date:
2004-11-05
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EISSN:
1573-7225
ISSN:
0957-5243
URN:
uuid:6fa98a74-d685-4ad9-922a-90d9e8bf34dc
Source identifiers:
11699
Local pid:
pubs:11699

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