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Circulating folate, vitamin B12, homocysteine, vitamin B12 transport proteins, and risk of prostate cancer: a case-control study, systematic review, and meta-analysis.

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BACKGROUND: Disturbed folate metabolism is associated with an increased risk of some cancers. Our objective was to determine whether blood levels of folate, vitamin B(12), and related metabolites were associated with prostate cancer risk. METHODS: Matched case-control study nested within the U.K. population-based Prostate testing for cancer and Treatment (ProtecT) study of prostate-specific antigen-detected prostate cancer in men ages 50 to 69 years. Plasma concentrations of folate, B(12) (co...

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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:
19
Issue:
6
Pages:
1632-1642
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1538-7755
ISSN:
1055-9965
URN:
uuid:9a356219-052a-47b0-ba3d-f45c50de5c06
Source identifiers:
56544
Local pid:
pubs:56544

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