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Gene-Environment Interaction in Prostate Cancer

2015-04-24 13:45:52 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether certain environmental factors, namely occupational exposures and diet, have a greater effect on prostate cancer risk in the presence of selected inherited genetic factors.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Location

Henry Ford Health System
Detroit
Michigan
United States
48202

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-04-24T13:45:52-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.

A synthetic retinoid that is used orally as a chemopreventive against prostate cancer and in women at risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. It is also effective as an antineoplastic agent.

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Proteins secreted by the prostate gland. The major secretory proteins from the human prostate gland include PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, prostate-specific acid phosphatase, prostate-specific membrane antigen, and prostate-specific protein-94.

Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.

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