Cadmium and prostate cancer.

  title={Cadmium and prostate cancer.},
  author={Michael P. Waalkes and Sabine Rehm},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health},
  volume={43 3},
Prostatic cancer is a common and frequently lethal malignant disease. In the United States and other countries the incidence and mortality rate of prostate cancer continue to rise. Cancer of the prostate has an extremely complex etiology and appears dependent on a variety of factors, making linkage to a single factor very difficult to detect. Cadmium is a metallic toxin of great environmental and occupational concern. Cadmium exposure has been associated with human prostatic cancer in some, but… CONTINUE READING
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