Diabetes mellitus and the risk of prostate cancer in Italy

A. Tavani, S. Gallus, M. Bertuzzi, L. Dal Maso, A. Zucchetto, E. Negri, S. Franceschi, V. Ramazzotti, M. Montella, C. La Vecchia

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Abstract

Objective: We investigated the relation between diabetes and the risk of prostate cancer, as epidemiological results are controversial. Methods: A hospital-based case-control study was conducted in Italy between 1991 and 2002. Cases were 1294 men, aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)313-317
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Urology
Volume47
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2005

Keywords

  • Case-control studies
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Prostate cancer
  • Risk factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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