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Serum vitamin E and risk of cancer among Finnish men during a 10-year follow-up.

Abstract:

The association between serum alpha-tocopherol levels and the subsequent incidence of cancer was investigated in a longitudinal study of 21,172 men initially aged 15-99 years in six geographic areas in Finland. The baseline examination was conducted in 1968-1972, and during the follow-up of 6-10 years, 453 cancers were diagnosed. The serum alpha-tocopherol levels were measured from stored serum samples from these men and from 841 male controls, matched for municipality and age, who did not de...

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Maatela, J More by this author
Nikkari, T More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
127
Issue:
1
Pages:
28-41
Publication date:
1988-01-05
EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
URN:
uuid:bb765c92-3262-4e65-ad7b-f6cd785422d3
Source identifiers:
42946
Local pid:
pubs:42946

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