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Screen-detected prostate cancer and the insulin-like growth factor axis: results of a population-based case-control study.

Abstract:

Higher circulating levels of IGF-I have been associated with increased risk of prostate and some other cancers. Most research on prostate cancer has been based on men with symptoms or identified following treatment of benign disease. However, increasing numbers of cancer cases are now detected in asymptomatic men following prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests. We therefore used a population-based case-finding exercise using the PSA test to examine whether associations between the IGF axis an...

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10.1002/ijc.11631

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Oliver, SE More by this author
Gunnell, D More by this author
Donovan, J More by this author
Peters, TJ More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
108
Issue:
6
Pages:
887-892
Publication date:
2004-03-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:dfe8137e-12f7-4e21-b3c0-0f82dd281e5e
Source identifiers:
120595
Local pid:
pubs:120595

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