Occupational risk factors for prostate cancer.

  title={Occupational risk factors for prostate cancer.},
  author={Andrea M Sass-Kortsak and James T Purdham and Nancy Kreiger and Gerarda Darlington and Nancy E. Lightfoot},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={50 8},
BACKGROUND Occupational risk factors for prostate cancer have been investigated with inconsistent findings. METHODS This was a population-based case-control study of men in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. Cases (n = 760) were from the Ontario Cancer Registry, 50 to 84 years old, and diagnosed with prostate cancer between 1995 and 1998. Age-frequency matched controls (n = 1,632) were obtained from telephone listings. A questionnaire yielded information on occupational history and self-reported… CONTINUE READING

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