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Effect of selenium and vitamin E on risk of prostate cancer and other cancers: the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT).
CONTEXT Secondary analyses of 2 randomized controlled trials and supportive epidemiologic and preclinical data indicated the potential of selenium and vitamin E for preventing prostate cancer. … Expand
Genome-wide association study of circulating vitamin D levels
The primary circulating form of vitamin D, 25-hydroxy-vitamin D [25(OH)D], is associated with multiple medical outcomes, including rickets, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis and cancer. In a… Expand
Genome-wide association study of prostate cancer identifies a second risk locus at 8q24
Recently, common variants on human chromosome 8q24 were found to be associated with prostate cancer risk. While conducting a genome-wide association study in the Cancer Genetic Markers of… Expand
Multiple loci identified in a genome-wide association study of prostate cancer
We followed our initial genome-wide association study (GWAS) of 527,869 SNPs on 1,172 individuals with prostate cancer and 1,157 controls of European origin—nested in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal,… Expand
Diet and risk of colorectal cancer in a cohort of Finnish men
Objectives: Based on previous epidemiological studies, high fat and meat consumption may increase and fiber, calcium, and vegetable consumption may decrease the risk of colorectal cancer. We sought… Expand
Intake of fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease in a cohort of Finnish men. The Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study.
The relation of intakes of specific fatty acids and the risk of coronary heart disease was examined in a cohort of 21,930 smoking men aged 50-69 years who were initially free of diagnosed… Expand
A genome-wide association study of lung cancer identifies a region of chromosome 5p15 associated with risk for adenocarcinoma.
- M. Landi, N. Chatterjee, +64 authors N. Caporaso
- Biology, Medicine
- American journal of human genetics
- 13 November 2009
Three genetic loci for lung cancer risk have been identified by genome-wide association studies (GWAS), but inherited susceptibility to specific histologic types of lung cancer is not well… Expand
Prostate cancer and supplementation with alpha-tocopherol and beta-carotene: incidence and mortality in a controlled trial.
- O. Heinonen, D. Albanes, +12 authors B. Edwards
- Journal of the National Cancer Institute
- 18 March 1998
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies have suggested that vitamin E and beta-carotene may each influence the development of prostate cancer. In the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study,… Expand
Associations between smoking and body weight in the US population: analysis of NHANES II.
- D. Albanes, D. Y. Jones, M. Micozzi, M. Mattson
- American journal of public health
- 1 April 1987
Recent recommendations for increases in desirable body weights are based upon studies which did not consider the potential confounding effect of cigarette consumption on body weight. We investigated… Expand
Genome-wide association study identifies variants in the ABO locus associated with susceptibility to pancreatic cancer
We conducted a two-stage genome-wide association study of pancreatic cancer, a cancer with one of the lowest survival rates worldwide. We genotyped 558,542 SNPs in 1,896 individuals with pancreatic… Expand