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The role of iron in type 2 diabetes in humans.
The role of micronutrients in the etiology of type 2 diabetes is not well established. Several lines of evidence suggest that iron play may a role in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. Iron is aExpand
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Reproductive history and oral contraceptive use in relation to risk of triple-negative breast cancer.
BACKGROUND Triple-negative (ie, estrogen receptor [ER], progesterone receptor, and HER2 negative) breast cancer occurs disproportionately among African American women compared with white women and isExpand
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Dietary intake of selected B vitamins in relation to risk of major cancers in women
Although folic acid has been investigated for its potential to inhibit carcinogenesis, few epidemiologic studies have assessed the effects of intake of thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin, which mayExpand
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One-carbon metabolism, MTHFR polymorphisms, and risk of breast cancer.
Accumulating evidence from epidemiologic studies suggests that risk of breast cancer is reduced in relation to increased consumption of folate and related B vitamins. We investigated independent andExpand
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Environmental toxins and breast cancer on Long Island. I. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon DNA adducts.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are potent mammary carcinogens in rodents, but their effect on breast cancer development in women is not clear. To examine whether currently measurable PAHExpand
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Environmental toxins and breast cancer on Long Island. II. Organochlorine compound levels in blood.
Whether environmental contaminants increase breast cancer risk among women on Long Island, NY, is unknown. The study objective is to determine whether breast cancer risk is increased in relation toExpand
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Shift work, light at night, and breast cancer on Long Island, New York.
The hypothesized association between breast cancer and circadian disruption was evaluated in the Electromagnetic Fields and Breast Cancer on Long Island Study. Participants included 576 women withExpand
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Tobacco, alcohol intake, and diet in relation to adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastric cardia
Little is known about the etiology of adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus/cardia, a cancer which has increased in incidence in the United States over the last two decades. We analyzed data onExpand
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Fruits, vegetables, and micronutrients in relation to breast cancer modified by menopause and hormone receptor status.
Whether fruit, vegetable, and antioxidant micronutrient consumption is associated with a reduction in breast cancer incidence remains unresolved. To address this issue, we analyzed data from a largeExpand
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Dietary flavonoid intake and breast cancer risk among women on Long Island.
Flavonoids are found in a variety of foods and have anticarcinogenic properties in experimental models. Few epidemiologic studies have examined whether flavonoid intake is associated with breastExpand
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