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Genetic risk and a primary role for cell-mediated immune mechanisms in multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis is a common disease of the central nervous system in which the interplay between inflammatory and neurodegenerative processes typically results in intermittent neurologicalExpand
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Diverticulitis in the United States: 1998–2005: Changing Patterns of Disease and Treatment
Objectives:Diverticular disease imposes an impressive clinical burden to the United States population, with over 300,000 admissions and 1.5 million days of inpatient care annually. ConsensusExpand
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Cancers of the prostate and breast among Japanese and white immigrants in Los Angeles County.
Using age-adjusted incidence rates and proportional incidence ratios, the risks of prostate cancer and breast cancer in three racial/ethnic groups - Spanish-surnamed whites, other whites and JapaneseExpand
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A prospective study of pancreatic cancer in the elderly
Risk factors for pancreatic cancer were examined in a cohort study of 13,979 residents of a retirement community. After 9 years of follow‐up, 65 incident cases of pancreatic cancer were identified.Expand
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Risk Factors for Penile Cancer: Results of a Population-based Case–Control study in Los Angeles County (United States)
The etiology of penile cancer is poorly understood, with neonatal circumcision being one of the few recognized nondemographic risk factors. Multiple logistic regression was used to analyze interviewExpand
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High constant incidence in twins and other relatives of women with breast cancer
The incidence of breast cancer rises steeply between ages 25 and 50, and more slowly thereafter. In contrast, the incidence in the unaffected (contralateral) breast of women who have had breastExpand
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A case-control study of menopausal estrogen therapy and breast cancer.
The association between estrogen replacement therapy and female breast cancer was studied in two Los Angeles area retirement communities. The 138 study cases of breast cancer occurring in residentsExpand
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A case-control study of occupational and dietary factors in colorectal cancer in young men by subsite.
With the hope that exposures responsible for colorectal cancer might be especially obvious among those in whom it develops early, 147 men with colorectal carcinomas first diagnosed between the agesExpand
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Risk of cutaneous melanoma associated with pigmentation characteristics and freckling: Systematic overview of 10 case‐control studies
Using individual subject data from 10 case‐control studies, comprising over 3000 cases and almost 4000 controls, we have estimated the relative risk of melanoma associated with aspects of complexion,Expand
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Polymorphism of Xeroderma Pigmentosum group G and the risk of lung cancer and squamous cell carcinomas of the oropharynx, larynx and esophagus
We investigated the effects of XPG His1104Asp polymorphism (rs17655) on the risk of lung cancer and squamous cell carcinomas of the oropharynx, larynx and esophagus (SCCOLE). This population‐basedExpand
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