cancer risk

Known as: cancer risks 
The probability that exposure to some agent or substance will adversely transform cells to replicate and form a malignant tumor. (EPA Terminology… (More)

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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND The use of computed tomographic (CT) scans in the United States (US) has increased more than 3-fold since 1993 to… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The risk of developing a range of solid tumours is increased in type 2 diabetes, and may be influenced by glucose-lowering… (More)
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2006
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2006
Mammographic features are associated with breast cancer risk, but estimates of the strength of the association vary markedly… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and its main binding protein, IGFBP-3, modulate cell growth and survival, and are… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Risks of breast and ovarian cancer were determined for Ashkenazi Jewish women with inherited mutations in the tumor suppressor… (More)
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2003
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2003
High doses of ionizing radiation clearly produce deleterious consequences in humans, including, but not exclusively, cancer… (More)
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2002
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2002
Common polymorphisms in DNA repair genes may alter protein function and an individual's capacity to repair damaged DNA; deficits… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) is a mitogen for prostate epithelial cells. To investigate associations between plasma IGF… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I, a mitogenic and antiapoptotic peptide, can affect the proliferation of breast… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND The radiographic appearance of the female breast varies from woman to woman depending on the relative amounts of fat… (More)
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