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Fingernail and toenail clippings as a non-invasive measure of chronic cortisol levels in adult cancer survivors.

Authors
  • Frugé, Andrew D1
  • Cases, Mallory G2
  • Howell, Carrie R3
  • Tsuruta, Yuko4
  • Smith-Johnston, Kelley4
  • Moellering, Douglas R4
  • Demark-Wahnefried, Wendy4
  • 1 Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), WTI 102V, 1824 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA. [email protected]
  • 2 Department of Health Behavior, UAB, Birmingham, AL, USA.
  • 3 Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA.
  • 4 Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), WTI 102V, 1824 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer Causes & Control
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Nov 23, 2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10552-017-0989-5
PMID: 29170880
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

FN and TN cortisol levels correlate with salivary cortisol in adult cancer survivors and may offer a less invasive and convenient means for measuring chronic cortisol levels.

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