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Exposure to Divalent Heavy Metals in Fish and Tobacco, Biomarkers of Susceptibility and Risk of Renal Cell Cancer (2008)

Title:

Exposure to Divalent Heavy Metals in Fish and Tobacco, Biomarkers of Susceptibility and Risk of Renal Cell Cancer

Key words:

heavy metals, renal cell carcinoma, oxidative stress, vitamin D, dietary fish, cohort study

Research Institution:

The Pennsylvania State University

Location:

Pennsylvania

Researcher:

Robin T Wilson

Project Description:

The study evaluated the role of blood levels of heavy metals and any relationship to renal cell carcinoma, genetic variability, oxidative stress, vitamin D levels and dietary fsh, using data from the Alpha Tocopherol Beta Carotene cohort, in a nested-case control approach.

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