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  1. Prospective study of plasma fatty acids and risk of prostate cancer.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    Although some evidence suggests that dietary fat intake is related to prostate cancer, epidemiologic studies have been inconsistent.

    Purpose

    Our purpose was to assess the association between plasma lipid levels, particularly linoleic and alpha-linolenic acids, and the development of prostate cancer.

    Methods

    In 1982, at the start of the Physicians' Health Study, 14 916 U.S. male physicians provided plasma samples, which were frozen at -82oC.

    Data accumulated from a series of questionnaires were used to assess the intake of various foods.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Prostate, Linoléique acide, Linolénique acide, Acide gras, Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Prospective, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Prostate pathologie, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Appareil génital mâle pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Prostate, Linoleic acid, Linolenic acid, Fatty acids, Risk factor, Epidemiology, Prospective, United States, North America, America, Human, Prostatic disease, Urinary system disease, Male genital diseases

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0447120

    Code Inist : 002B14D02. Création : 199406.