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Endometriosis: a high-risk population for major chronic diseases?
BACKGROUND Despite an estimated prevalence of 10% in women, the etiology of endometriosis remains poorly understood. Over recent decades, endometriosis has been associated with risk of severalExpand
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IRF4 variants have age-specific effects on nevus count and predispose to melanoma.
High melanocytic nevus count is a strong predictor of melanoma risk. A GWAS of nevus count in Australian adolescent twins identified an association of nevus count with the interferon regulatoryExpand
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Plasma 25‐hydroxyvitamin D and the risk of breast cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition: A nested case–control study
Experimental evidence suggests that vitamin D might play a role in the development of breast cancer. Although the results of case–control studies indicate that circulating 25‐hydroxyvitamin DExpand
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Prediagnostic circulating vitamin D levels and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in European populations: A nested case‐control study
The association between vitamin D status and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has not been well investigated, despite experimental evidence supporting an important role of vitamin D in liverExpand
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Risk of second primary malignancies in women with breast cancer: Results from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
Women with a diagnosis of breast cancer are at increased risk of second primary cancers, and the identification of risk factors for the latter may have clinical implications. We have followed‐up forExpand
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Solaria use in Queensland, Australia
Objective: To describe the demographics of solarium users and the correlates of solarium use in Queensland.
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Risk factors for lentigo maligna melanoma compared with superficial spreading melanoma: a case-control study in Australia.
OBJECTIVE To investigate risk factors for lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM) compared with superficial spreading melanoma (SSM). DESIGN Population-based case-control study in Queensland, Australia. Expand
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Risk for and consequences of endometriosis: A critical epidemiologic review.
Endometriosis affects approximately 10% of women of reproductive age. Characteristics robustly associated with a greater risk for endometriosis include early age at menarche, short menstrual cycleExpand
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High Residential Sun Exposure Is Associated With a Low Risk of Incident Crohn's Disease in the Prospective E3N Cohort
Background:Vitamin D insufficiency has been suggested to be associated with high risk of Crohn's disease (CD). In France, where food fortification is limited, the major source of vitamin D is throughExpand
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Plasma carotenoids and vitamin C concentrations and risk of urothelial cell carcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition.
BACKGROUND Published associations between dietary carotenoids and vitamin C and bladder cancer risk are inconsistent. Biomarkers may provide more accurate measures of nutrient status. OBJECTIVE WeExpand
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