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Physical activity and risk of prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort.

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The evidence concerning the possible association between physical activity and the risk of prostate cancer is inconsistent and additional data are needed. We examined the association between risk of prostate cancer and physical activity at work and in leisure time in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort. In our study, including 127,923 men aged 20-97 years from 8 European countries, 2,458 cases of prostate cancer were identified during 8.5 years of fo...

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10.1002/ijc.24326

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Johnsen, NF More by this author
Tjønneland, A More by this author
Thomsen, BL More by this author
Christensen, J More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
125
Issue:
4
Pages:
902-908
Publication date:
2009-08-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:d6ad4799-4738-4d86-8dcf-5b2c2f3a54b1
Source identifiers:
28362
Local pid:
pubs:28362

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