Meat and meat mutagens and risk of prostate cancer in the Agricultural Health Study.

@article{Koutros2008MeatAM,
  title={Meat and meat mutagens and risk of prostate cancer in the Agricultural Health Study.},
  author={Stella Koutros and Amanda J. Cross and Dale P Sandler and Jane A. Hoppin and Xiaomei Ma and Tongzhang Zheng and Michael C. R. Alavanja and Rashmi Sinha},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          80-7
        }
}
Meats cooked at high temperatures, such as pan-frying or grilling, are a source of carcinogenic heterocyclic amines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. We prospectively examined the association between meat types, meat cooking methods, meat doneness, and meat mutagens and the risk for prostate cancer in the Agricultural Health Study. We estimated relative risks and 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) for prostate cancer using Cox proportional hazards regression using age as the underlying time… CONTINUE READING
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