The significance of biological, environmental, and social risk factors for prostate cancer in a cohort study in Brazil.

@article{Romero2012TheSO,
  title={The significance of biological, environmental, and social risk factors for prostate cancer in a cohort study in Brazil.},
  author={Frederico Ramalho Romero and Antonio Wilson Romero and Rui Manuel de Sousa Sequeira Antunes de Almeida and Fernando C{\'e}sar C{\^a}mara de Oliveira and Renato T{\^a}mbara Filho},
  journal={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={769-78}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the significance of several risk factors for prostate cancer in a cohort of Brazilian men. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Men ≥ 40 years-old participating in a prostate cancer screening program between December 2006 and April 2011 in the city of Curitiba, Brazil, were evaluated to determine the prevalence, relative risk (RR) and 95 % CI of prostate cancer according to age, race, ethnicity, family history of prostate cancer, educational level, and history of vasectomy, increased… CONTINUE READING

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