Risk factors for skin cancers: a nested case-control study within the Nurses' Health Study.

@article{Han2006RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for skin cancers: a nested case-control study within the Nurses' Health Study.},
  author={Jiali Han and Graham A. Colditz and David J. Hunter},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={1514-21}
}
BACKGROUND Constitutional factors and sun exposure are associated with skin cancer risk. However, these relations are complex and differ according to skin cancer type. METHODS We examined the associations of constitutional risk factors and sun exposure with the risks of three types of skin cancer simultaneously and evaluated the interaction between constitutional susceptibility and sun exposure in a nested case-control study within the Nurses' Health Study [200 melanoma, 275 squamous cell… CONTINUE READING

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