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Serum vitamin d and risk of prostate cancer in a case-control analysis nested within the european prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)

Abstract:

Results from the majority of studies show little association between circulating concentrations of vitamin D and prostate cancer risk, a finding that has not been demonstrated in a wider European population, however. The authors examined whether vitamin D concentrations were associated with prostate cancer risk in a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (1994-2000). Serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D were measured in 652 pro...

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10.1093/aje/kwp022

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
American Journal of Epidemiology
Volume:
169
Issue:
10
Pages:
1223-1232
Publication date:
2009-05-05
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
URN:
uuid:ca73cd84-ea2f-49d7-83ca-30d8f8b4c20d
Source identifiers:
93148
Local pid:
pubs:93148

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