Prospective study of ultraviolet radiation exposure and risk of cancer in the United States.

@article{Lin2012ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of ultraviolet radiation exposure and risk of cancer in the United States.},
  author={Shih-Wen Lin and David C. Wheeler and Yikyung Park and Elizabeth K Cahoon and Albert R. Hollenbeck and Daryl Michal Freedman and Christian C Abnet},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={131 6},
  pages={E1015-23}
}
Ecologic studies have reported that solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure is associated with cancer; however, little evidence is available from prospective studies. We aimed to assess the association between an objective measure of ambient UVR exposure and risk of total and site-specific cancer in a large, regionally diverse cohort [450,934 white, non-Hispanic subjects (50-71 years) in the prospective National Institutes of Health (NIH)-AARP Diet and Health Study] after accounting for… CONTINUE READING
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