A prospective study of trans-fatty acid levels in blood and risk of prostate cancer.

@article{Chavarro2008APS,
  title={A prospective study of trans-fatty acid levels in blood and risk of prostate cancer.},
  author={Jorge E. Chavarro and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Hannia Campos and Tobias Kurth and Walter C Willett and Jing Ma},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={95-101}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies suggest a positive association between markers of trans-fatty acid intake and prostate cancer. We therefore prospectively evaluated the association between blood trans-fatty acid levels and risk of prostate cancer. METHODS We conducted a nested case-control study among 14,916 apparently healthy men who provided blood samples in 1982. Blood fatty acid levels were determined for 476 men diagnosed with prostate cancer during a 13-year follow-up and their matched… CONTINUE READING
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