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Dietary factors and risks for prostate cancer among blacks and whites in the United States.

  title={Dietary factors and risks for prostate cancer among blacks and whites in the United States.},
  author={Richard B. Hayes and Regina G. Ziegler and Gloria Gridley and Christine A. Swanson and Raymond S. Greenberg and G. Marie Swanson and Janet B. Schoenberg and Debra T. Silverman and Linda Morris Brown and Linda M. Pottern and Jonathan M. Liff and Ann G. Schwartz and Joseph F. Jr. Fraumeni and Robert N. Hoover},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers \& prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={8 1},
  • R. Hayes, R. Ziegler, R. Hoover
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy in men in the United States, with substantially higher rates among American blacks than whites. We carried out a population-based case-control study in three geographic areas of the United States to evaluate the reasons for the racial disparity in incidence rates. A total of 932 men (449 black men and 483 white men) who had been newly diagnosed with pathologically confirmed prostate cancer and 1201 controls (543 black men and 658 white men) were… 

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