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Nitrosamines and heme iron and risk of prostate cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition.

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BACKGROUND: The evidence about nitrosamines and heme iron intake and cancer risk is limited, despite the biologic plausibility of the hypothesis that these factors might increase cancer risk. We investigated the association between dietary nitrosamines and heme iron and the risk of prostate cancer among participants of European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). METHODS: Data on food consumption and complete follow-up for cancer occurrence was available for 139,005 me...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers and prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
Volume:
21
Issue:
3
Pages:
547-551
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
1538-7755
ISSN:
1055-9965
URN:
uuid:95766221-5a73-4ad8-8cae-e2fae7ab861b
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254219
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pubs:254219

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