Prevalence of Prostate Cancer in High Boron-Exposed Population: A Community-Based Study

@article{Mezzinolu2011PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of Prostate Cancer in High Boron-Exposed Population: A Community-Based Study},
  author={Talha M{\"u}ezzinoğlu and Mehmet Halis Korkmaz and Nal{\^a}n Nese and Sezgin Bakırdere and Yasin Arslan and Osman Yavuz Ataman and Murat Lekili},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={144},
  pages={49-57}
}
We investigated the possible relationship between boron exposure and prostate cancer (PCa) for men living and being employed at boron mines in villages with rich boron minerals. Out of 456 men studied, 159 were from villages with rich boron sources and boron levels in drinking water of >1 mg L−1 and these men formed the study group, while 63 from villages… CONTINUE READING