Total serum cholesterol and cancer mortality in a middle-aged male population.

@article{Cambien1980TotalSC,
  title={Total serum cholesterol and cancer mortality in a middle-aged male population.},
  author={François Cambien and Pierre Ducimeti{\`e}re and Jessica L Richard},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1980},
  volume={112 3},
  pages={388-94}
}
The assessment of total cholesterol level as a risk factor for cancer mortality was studied from data of the Paris Prospective Study of Coronary Heart Disease. A total of 7603 French male government employees aged 43-52 years were followed for an average of 6.6 years. One hunderd and thirty-four cancer deaths were registered with a mean survival time of 4.9 +/- 2.9 years. At entry in the study, future cancer cases were older than survivors and had a lower corpulence index and lower cholesterol… CONTINUE READING

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