Dietary zinc and prostate cancer survival in a Swedish cohort.

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BACKGROUND Zinc is involved in many essential cellular functions, including DNA repair and immune system maintenance. Although experimental evidence supports a role for zinc in prostate carcinogenesis, epidemiologic data are inconsistent; no data on cancer-specific survival have been reported. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to determine whether dietary zinc… (More)
DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.110.004804

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@article{Epstein2011DietaryZA, title={Dietary zinc and prostate cancer survival in a Swedish cohort.}, author={Mara M Epstein and Julie L. Kasperzyk and Ove Andr{\'e}n and Edward L. Giovannucci and Alicja Wolk and Niclas H{\aa}kansson and S. Andersson and Jan-Erik Johansson and Katja Fall and Lorelei A. Mucci}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={2011}, volume={93 3}, pages={586-93} }