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Alcohol consumption and risk of upper-tract urothelial cancer.

Authors
  • Zaitsu, Masayoshi1
  • Kawachi, Ichiro2
  • Takeuchi, Takumi3
  • Kobayashi, Yasuki4
  • 1 Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0033, Japan; Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 7th floor, Boston, MA, 02115 USA. Electronic address: [email protected]
  • 2 Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 7th floor, Boston, MA, 02115 USA.
  • 3 Department of Urology, Kanto Rosai Hospital, 1-1 Kizukisumiyoshi-cho, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, 211-8510, Japan.
  • 4 Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0033, Japan.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer epidemiology
Publication Date
Mar 29, 2017
Volume
48
Pages
36–40
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.canep.2017.03.002
PMID: 28364670
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Alcohol consumption may be an independent risk factor for UTUC, with a low-risk threshold of 15g of alcohol per day.

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