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  1. Toenail selenium levels and the risk of breast cancer.

    Article - En anglais

    The association between toenail selenium and breast cancer was studied in a prospective study on diet and cancer among 62,573 Dutch women aged 55-69 years that started in September 1986.

    The analysis was based on 355 breast cancer cases, detected during 3.3 years of follow-up (1986-1989), for whom selenium data were available.

    Selenium levels were significantly lower among cases diagnosed early during follow-up.

    After exclusion of cases that occurred in the first year of follow-up, multi-variable-adjusted rate ratios of breast cancer in increasing quintiles of selenium were 1.00,0.90,0.76,0.86, and 0.91 (trend p=0.618).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire, Epidémiologie, Taux, Sélénium, Elément minéral, Ongle, Nutrition, Pays Bas, Europe, Homme, Etude longitudinale, Prospective, Glande mammaire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Mammary gland, Epidemiology, Rate, Selenium, Inorganic element, Nail(anatomy), Nutrition, Netherlands, Europe, Human, Follow up study, Prospective, Mammary gland diseases

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

    Cote : 94-0556132

    Code Inist : 002B20E02. Création : 09/06/1995.