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Plasma retinol, beta-carotene and vitamin E levels in relation to the future risk of breast cancer.

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In a prospective study of 5,004 women in Guernsey, plasma samples were collected and stored. Retinol, beta-carotene and vitamin E levels were later measured in the samples from 39 women who subsequently developed breast cancer and from 78 controls who did not develop cancer. Plasma retinol levels were not related to the risk of breast cancer, mean levels among cases and controls being 485 micrograms l-1 and 479 micrograms l-1 respectively. Plasma vitamin E levels showed a clear association, l...

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10.1038/bjc.1984.50

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Author
Journal:
British journal of cancer More from this journal
Volume:
49
Issue:
3
Pages:
321-324
Publication date:
1984-03-01
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Language:
English
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uuid:f89a68a9-b29d-4bb2-b81e-4194871591a6
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79406
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2012-12-19

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