Occupational physical activity and risk for prostate cancer in a nationwide cohort study in Sweden

@article{Norman2002OccupationalPA,
  title={Occupational physical activity and risk for prostate cancer in a nationwide cohort study in Sweden},
  author={Anna Norman and Tahereh T. Moradi and Gloria Gridley and Mustafa Dosemeci and Bosse Rydh and Olof Nyr{\'e}n and Alicja Wolk},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={86},
  pages={70 - 75}
}
We investigated effects of occupational physical activity on relative risk for prostate cancer. From Swedish nationwide censuses in 1960 and 1970, we defined two cohorts of men whose occupational titles allowed classification of physical activity levels at work in 1960 (n=1 348 971) and in 1970 (n=1 377 629). A third cohort included only men whose jobs required a similar level of physical activity in both 1960 and 1970 (n=673 443). The incidence of prostate cancer between 1971 and 1989 was… CONTINUE READING

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