Dietary fat and prostate cancer: current status.

  title={Dietary fat and prostate cancer: current status.},
  author={Laurence N. Kolonel and Abraham M. Y. Nomura and Robert V. Cooney},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  volume={91 5},
Efforts to elucidate the causes of prostate cancer have met with little success to date. All that is known with certainty is that the incidence increases exponentially with age, varies by geography and by race or ethnicity, and is higher among men whose father or brother had the disease. Because the incidence changes in migrants and their offspring, exogenous factors certainly contribute to the risk of prostate cancer. Early epidemiologic studies implicated dietary fat as a likely causal factor… CONTINUE READING
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