Risk factors for prostate carcinoma in Taiwan: a case-control study in a Chinese population.

@article{Sung1999RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for prostate carcinoma in Taiwan: a case-control study in a Chinese population.},
  author={Joohon Sung and Rose Su-Jung Lin and Yeong Shiau Pu and Y. C. Chen and Huan Cheng Chang and Man Kin Lai},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1999},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={484-91}
}
BACKGROUND Although prostate carcinoma remains a rare disease among Chinese men, its incidence is on the rise. The authors conducted a hospital-based case-control study to identify risk factors for prostate carcinoma in northern Taiwan. METHODS Patients at a selected veterans hospital or 2 military hospitals who were newly diagnosed with prostate carcinoma between August 1995 and July 1996 were included as cases (n = 90). Controls (n = 180) were comprised noncancer patients who were treated… CONTINUE READING
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