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Circulating concentrations of folate and vitamin B12 in relation to prostate cancer risk: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study.

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BACKGROUND: Determinants of one-carbon metabolism, such as folate and vitamin B(12), have been implicated in cancer development. Previous studies have not provided conclusive evidence for the importance of circulating concentrations of folate and vitamin B(12) in prostate cancer etiology. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between prostate cancer risk and circulating concentrations of folate and vitamin B(12) in a large prospective cohort. METHODS: We analyzed ci...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers and prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
2
Pages:
279-285
Publication date:
2008-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1538-7755
ISSN:
1055-9965
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:9687
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uuid:f91ba3b3-7f20-4245-afc8-d6a74cbd72f4
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pubs:9687
Source identifiers:
9687
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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