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Cancer Causes & Control

An International Journal of Studies of Cancer in Human Populations

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14.08.2018 | Original paper

Childhood diet and growth in boys in relation to timing of puberty and adult height: the Longitudinal Studies of Child Health and Development

Although prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in American men, few modifiable risk factors have been identified [ 1 ]. One possible reason for this dearth of information may be the predominant …

11.08.2018 | Brief report

Racial variation in receipt of quality radiation therapy for prostate cancer

Despite innovation and dedicated investigation, racial inequalities persist in prostate cancer (PCa); black men have twice the mortality risk from PCa [ 1 ]. Inequalities in the provision of evidence-based care may account for some of the observed …

11.08.2018 | Brief report

Temporal reliability of serum soluble and endogenous secretory receptors for advanced glycation end-products (sRAGE and esRAGE) in healthy women

Advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) and their receptor (RAGE) are implicated in a number of chronic diseases, including inflammation and cancer [ 1 ]. AGEs are a group of irreversible adducts created through non-enzymatic reactions between …

11.08.2018 | Review article

Indoor tanning and the risk of developing non-cutaneous cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is a ubiquitous exposure that can be both detrimental and beneficial with respect to cancer risk. The causal relationship between exposure to UVR and cutaneous malignancies has been established [ 1 ]. A certain …

09.08.2018 | Original paper

The relationship between diabetes, prostate-specific antigen screening tests, and prostate cancer

Numerous studies have examined the relationship between diabetes and prostate cancer, demonstrating a reduced risk of prostate cancer among men with diabetes [ 1 – 9 ]. Studies have consistently found lower rates of low-grade tumors in men with …

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Cancer Causes & Control is an international refereed journal that both reports and stimulates new avenues of investigation into the causes, control, and subsequent prevention of cancer. Its multidisciplinary and multinational approach draws together information published in a diverse range of journals.

Coverage extends to variation in cancer distribution within and between populations; factors associated with cancer risk; preventive and therapeutic interventions on a population scale; economic, demographic, and health-policy implications of cancer; and related methodological issues.

Cancer Causes & Control publishes original articles, reviews, short communications, commentaries, opinions, and letters to the editor which have direct relevance to researchers and practitioners working in epidemiology, medical statistics, cancer biology, health education, medical economics and related fields. The journal also provides significant information for government agencies concerned with cancer research, control and policy.

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