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Prostate cancer epidemiology.
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among men in most western populations, and it is the second leading cause of cancer death among U.S. men. Despite its high morbidity, the etiologyExpand
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International trends and patterns of prostate cancer incidence and mortality
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in western men, and incidence is rising rapidly in most countries, including low‐risk populations. Age‐adjusted incidence and mortality ratesExpand
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Prostate cancer screening in the randomized Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial: mortality results after 13 years of follow-up.
BACKGROUND The prostate component of the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial was undertaken to determine whether there is a reduction in prostate cancer mortalityExpand
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Risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States: a population-based case-control study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas are rare and highly malignant cancers of the bile duct. Although the incidence of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ECC) hasExpand
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International trends and patterns of primary liver cancer
Primary liver cancer (PLC) is common in many areas of the developing world, but uncommon in most of the developed world. Some evidence suggests, however, that the global pattern of PLC may beExpand
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Obesity, metabolic syndrome, and prostate cancer.
Although obesity has been consistently linked to an increased risk of several malignancies, including cancers of the colon, gallbladder, kidney, and pancreas, its role in prostate cancer etiologyExpand
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Body size and serum levels of insulin and leptin in relation to the risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
PURPOSE Obesity has been implicated in the etiology of benign and malignant prostatic growth due to its influence on metabolic and endocrine changes. Because obesity is an important determinant ofExpand
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Persistence of type-specific human papillomavirus infection among cytologically normal women.
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Soy and isoflavone consumption in relation to prostate cancer risk in China.
This case-control study in China evaluated the effect of soy food consumption and isoflavones (genistein and daidzein) on the risk of prostate cancer. One hundred and thirty-three cases and 265 age-Expand
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Obesity, Diabetes, and Risk of Prostate Cancer: Results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial
Studies on the relationship between obesity and prostate cancer incidence are inconsistent. In part, this inconsistency may be due to a differential effect of obesity on low-grade and high-gradeExpand
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