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  1. Fulltext. Prediagnostic serum levels of carotenoids and vitamin E as related to subsequent cancer in Washington county, Maryland.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais


    Conference on antioxidant vitamins and B-carotene in disease prevention. London (GBR), 1989/10/02.

    In 1974 and 1975, serum specimens were collected from 25802 volunteers in Washington County, Maryland.

    The serum was kept frozen at -73°C until the time os assay.

    Prediagnostic samples from 436 cancer cases and 765 matched control subjects have been assayed.

    Nine sites have been studied: colon, rectum, pancreas, lung, melanoma, basal cell of skin, breast, prostate, and bladder.

    Serum bêta-carotene levels showed a strong protective association with lung cancer, suggestive protective associations with melanoma and bladder cancer, and a suggestive but nonprotective association with rectal cancer.

    Serum vitamin E levels had a protective association with lung cancer: none of the other sites showed impressive associations.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Tumeur, Tumeur maligne, Epidémiologie, Prévention, Tocophérol, Caroténoïde, Lycopène

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Tumor, Malignant tumor, Epidemiology, Prevention, Tocopherol

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    Cote : 92-0638026

    Code Inist : 002B04. Création : 199406.