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Environmental pollutants and breast cancer: epidemiologic studies.
Laboratory research has shown that numerous environmental pollutants cause mammary gland tumors in animals; are hormonally active, specifically mimicking estrogen, which is a breast cancer riskExpand
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Diet and breast cancer
The role of diet for the risk of breast cancer is of great interest as a potentially modifiable risk factor. The evidence from prospective observational studies was reviewed and summarized onExpand
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Associations Between Black Tea and Coffee Consumption and Risk of Lung Cancer Among Current and Former Smokers
Although cigarette smoking is a clear risk factor for lung cancer, the other determinants of lung cancer risk among smokers are less clear. Tea and coffee contain catechins and flavonoids, which haveExpand
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Epidemiologic Studies
1 Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts. 2 Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York. Laboratory research has shown that numerous environmental pollutantsExpand
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Consumption of coffee, but not black tea, is associated with decreased risk of premenopausal breast cancer.
Caffeine has been suggested as a possible risk factor for breast cancer, potentially through its effect of facilitating the development of benign breast disease. However, coffee and tea also containExpand
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Exploring associations between serum levels of select organochlorines and thyroxine in a sample of New York state sportsmen: the New York State Angler Cohort Study.
This preliminary study investigated associations between environmental organochlorine compounds and thyroid function in a sample of 66 sportsmen selected from among participants in the New York StateExpand
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Consumption of black tea or coffee and risk of ovarian cancer
The goal of this study was to investigate the associations between ovarian cancer risk and usual consumption of black tea, regular coffee, or decaffeinated coffee. Using a hospital-based case–controlExpand
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Polluted Fish, Sources of Knowledge, and the Perception of Risk: Contextualizing African American Anglers' Sport Fishing Practices
Risk reduction advisories exist for the Great Lakes because exposure to chemicals in sport fish could lead to adverse health effects in sport fish consumers. Concern has focused on minority anglersExpand
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Risk of ovarian cancer associated with BMI varies by menopausal status.
Obesity has been linked to increased risk of several malignancies, but the role of obesity in the etiology of ovarian cancer remains unclear. Therefore, a hospital-based case-control study wasExpand
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A program to improve detection of undiagnosed dementia in primary care and its association with healthcare utilization.
OBJECTIVE Alzheimer's disease and related dementias are common and costly, with increased healthcare utilization for patients with these disorders. The current study describes a novel dementiaExpand
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