Blood pressure and risk of prostate cancer: cohort Norway (CONOR)

@article{Martin2009BloodPA,
  title={Blood pressure and risk of prostate cancer: cohort Norway (CONOR)},
  author={Richard M. Martin and Lars Johan Vatten and David Gunnell and P{\aa}l Richard Romundstad},
  journal={Cancer Causes \& Control},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={463-472}
}
BackgroundSome studies suggest that raised blood pressure may increase prostate cancer risk. We investigated associations of blood pressure with prostate cancer within the CONOR collaborative cohorts of Norway.MethodsBetween 1994 and 2003, 82,098 men from ten population-based cohorts in Norway completed standardised questionnaires and physical examinations, including resting blood pressure. The unique 11-digit identification number of Norwegian citizens allowed linkage with the Cancer Registry… 

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