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Associations of Mammographic Density with Dietary Factors in Japanese Women
Background: A high percentage of mammographic dense area has been strongly associated with a risk of beast cancer. The present cross-sectional study evaluated the relations of percent density withExpand
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Mammographic density and the risk of breast cancer in Japanese women
Using an automated method for detecting mammographic mass, the authors evaluated the relation between quantitatively measured density and the risk of breast cancer in a case–control study amongExpand
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Light Exposure at Night, Urinary 6-Sulfatoxymelatonin, and Serum Estrogens and Androgens in Postmenopausal Japanese Women
It has been hypothesized that exposure to light at night increases the risk of breast cancer by suppressing the normal nocturnal increase in melatonin production and release, thereby resulting inExpand
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Dietary and Lifestyle Correlates of Urinary Excretion Status of Equol in Japanese Women
The isoflavone metabolite equol has been identified in urine or blood samples in some but not all humans. In this cross-sectional study, we examined the association between lifestyle, including diet,Expand
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Causal attributions to epidemiological risk factors and their associations to later psychological adjustment among Japanese breast cancer patients
GoalsThe objective of this study was to evaluate the causal attributions for breast cancer and their association with the subsequent psychological adjustment.Materials and methodsSixty-three JapaneseExpand
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Fat intake is associated with serum estrogen and androgen concentrations in postmenopausal Japanese women.
A reduction in fat intake has been associated with decreased estrogen levels in dietary intervention studies. However, previous cross-sectional studies conducted mainly among Western populations didExpand
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Application of telomerase activity for screening of primary lung cancer in broncho-alveolar lavage fluid.
Telomerase is a ribonucleoprotein that synthesizes telomeric DNA onto chromosomal ends using an RNA component as a template. Extension of telomeric repeats by telomerase prevents telomere shorteningExpand
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Immunohistochemical expression of glutathione transferase-pi in untreated primary non-small-cell lung cancer.
Patients with unresectable non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) usually have undergone chemotherapy; however, such problems as resistance to chemotherapeutic agents occur during the treatments. RecentExpand
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Urinary Cadmium and Serum Levels of Estrogens and Androgens in Postmenopausal Japanese Women
Background: Recent laboratory studies have suggested that cadmium is an estrogenic compound and may be a potential risk factor for breast cancer. Methods: We investigated the relationship betweenExpand
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