Long-term dietary cadmium intake and postmenopausal endometrial cancer incidence: a population-based prospective cohort study.

@article{kesson2008LongtermDC,
  title={Long-term dietary cadmium intake and postmenopausal endometrial cancer incidence: a population-based prospective cohort study.},
  author={Agneta {\AA}kesson and Bettina Julin and Alicja Wolk},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={2008},
  volume={68 15},
  pages={6435-41}
}
Environmental pollutants mimicking the effects of estrogen are suggested to contribute to the high incidence of hormone-related cancers, but supporting data are sparse. A potent estrogen-like activity of the pollutant cadmium, mediated via the estrogen receptor-alpha, has been shown in vivo. We prospectively examined the association between cadmium exposure and incidence of postmenopausal endometrial cancer. The Swedish Mammography Cohort is a population-based prospective cohort of 30,210… CONTINUE READING
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