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Meat, fish, and colorectal cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition.
BACKGROUND Current evidence suggests that high red meat intake is associated with increased colorectal cancer risk. High fish intake may be associated with a decreased risk, but the existing evidenceExpand
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European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): study populations and data collection.
The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) is an ongoing multi-centre prospective cohort study designed to investigate the relationship between nutrition and cancer, withExpand
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Cancer mortality in workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides, chlorophenols, and dioxins. An expanded and updated international cohort study.
The authors examined cancer mortality in a historical cohort study of 21,863 male and female workers in 36 cohorts exposed to phenoxy herbicides, chlorophenols, and dioxins in 12 countries. SubjectsExpand
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Multicenter case-control study of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer in Europe.
BACKGROUND An association between exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and lung cancer risk has been suggested. To evaluate this possible association better, researchers need more preciseExpand
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The Malmö Food Study: validity of two dietary assessment methods for measuring nutrient intake.
BACKGROUND Nutritional epidemiology relies largely on dietary assessment methods for the estimation of the "exposure' variables which may be related to disease risk. METHODS This paper describes aExpand
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Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Non‐Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Workers Exposed to Phenoxy Herbicides, Chlorophenols, and Dioxins: Two Nested Case‐Control Studies
We examined the effect of exposure to chemicals present in the production and spraying of phenoxy herbicides or chloro-phenols in two nested case-control studies of soft tissue sarcoma andExpand
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Describing the validity of carcinogen screening tests.
SEVERAL issues pertinent to the validation of screening tests and to the evaluation of screening programmes have evolved, largely in the epidemiological and general medical literature (Vecchio, 1966;Expand
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Neonatal end-of-life decision making: Physicians' attitudes and relationship with self-reported practices in 10 European countries.
CONTEXT The ethical issues surrounding end-of-life decision making for infants with adverse prognoses are controversial. Little empirical evidence is available on the attitudes and values thatExpand
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Exposure to dioxin and nonneoplastic mortality in the expanded IARC international cohort study of phenoxy herbicide and chlorophenol production workers and sprayers.
The authors studied noncancer mortality among phenoxyacid herbicide and chlorophenol production workers and sprayers included in an international study comprising 36 cohorts from 12 countriesExpand
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Air pollution and risk of lung cancer in a prospective study in Europe
To estimate the relationship between air pollution and lung cancer, a nested case‐control study was set up within EPIC (European Prospective Investigation on Cancer and Nutrition). Cases had newlyExpand
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