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Incidence of prostate and urological cancers in England by ethnic group, 2001-2007: a descriptive study

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Background: The aetiology of urological cancers is poorly understood and variations in incidence by ethnic group may provide insights into the relative importance of genetic and environmental risk factors. Our objective was to compare the incidence of four urological cancers (kidney, bladder, prostate and testicular) among six 'non-White' ethnic groups in England (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Black African, Black Caribbean and Chinese) to each other and to Whites. Methods: We obtained Info...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12885-015-1771-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Cancer Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2015-10-21
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1471-2407
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uuid:a25f5114-c256-4bbd-89f7-2fb1439d0962
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571485
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pubs:571485

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