Plasma Organochlorines and Subsequent Risk of Prostate Cancer in Japanese Men: A Nested Case–Control Study

@inproceedings{Sawada2009PlasmaOA,
  title={Plasma Organochlorines and Subsequent Risk of Prostate Cancer in Japanese Men: A Nested Case–Control Study},
  author={Norie Sawada and Motoki Iwasaki and Manami Inoue and Hiroaki Itoh and Shizuka Sasazuki and Taiki Yamaji and Taichi Shimazu and Shoichiro Tsugane},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Although accumulating evidence suggests that exposure to organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may contribute to the development of prostate cancer, few investigations have used biological samples to classify exposure to specific organochlorines. To our knowledge, this is the first prospective study to investigate the association between blood levels of organochlorines and prostate cancer risk. METHODS We conducted a nested case-control study using data… CONTINUE READING

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