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Excess incidence of squamous cell esophageal cancer among US Black men: role of social class and other risk factors.
Data from a population-based case-control study were used to evaluate the relation between social class factors and squamous cell esophageal cancer and the extent to which alcohol, tobacco, diet, andExpand
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The Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study: A Nested Case–Control Study of Lung Cancer and Diesel Exhaust
Background Most studies of the association between diesel exhaust exposure and lung cancer suggest a modest, but consistent, increased risk. However, to our knowledge, no study to date has hadExpand
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The Diesel Exhaust in Miners study: a cohort mortality study with emphasis on lung cancer.
BACKGROUND Current information points to an association between diesel exhaust exposure and lung cancer and other mortality outcomes, but uncertainties remain. METHODS We undertook a cohortExpand
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Selection of Controls in Case-Control Studies
A synthesis of classical and recent thinking on the issues involved in selecting controls for case-control studies is presented in this and two companion papers (S. Wachokter et al. Am J EpidemiolExpand
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NAT2 slow acetylation, GSTM1 null genotype, and risk of bladder cancer: results from the Spanish Bladder Cancer Study and meta-analyses
BACKGROUND Many reported associations between common genetic polymorphisms and complex diseases have not been confirmed in subsequent studies. An exception could be the association between NAT2 slowExpand
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Selection of controls in case-control studies. II. Types of controls.
Types of control groups are evaluated using the principles described in paper 1 of the series, "Selection of Controls in Case-Control Studies" (S. Wacholder et al. Am J Epidemiol 1992;135:1019-28).Expand
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Diabetes mellitus, other medical conditions and familial history of cancer as risk factors for pancreatic cancer
SummaryIn a population-based case-control study of pancreatic cancer conducted in three areas of the USA, 484 cases and 2099 controls were interviewed to evaluate the aetiologic role of severalExpand
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Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus: role of obesity and diet.
BACKGROUND In the United States, the incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus, including the esophagogastric junction, has been increasing rapidly over the past two decades. Except for anExpand
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Association between smoking and risk of bladder cancer among men and women.
CONTEXT Previous studies indicate that the population attributable risk (PAR) of bladder cancer for tobacco smoking is 50% to 65% in men and 20% to 30% in women and that current cigarette smokingExpand
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Bladder cancer and exposure to water disinfection by-products through ingestion, bathing, showering, and swimming in pools.
Bladder cancer has been associated with exposure to chlorination by-products in drinking water, and experimental evidence suggests that exposure also occurs through inhalation and dermal absorption.Expand
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