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Iron and the Risk of Cancer (1992)

Title:

Iron and the Risk of Cancer

Key words:

iron, China, genetics

Research Institution:

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Location:

Pennsylvania

Researcher:

Katherine McGlynn

Project Description:

Dr. McGlynn examined people in China to determine if high stores of body iron are associated with increased cancer risk. She looked at iron levels in hair, nails and blood trying to determine the best judge of cancer risk and whether iron storage is under genetic control.

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