The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine
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Print ISSN : 0040-8727
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A Clustering of Prostatic Cancer in an Area with Many Manganese Mines
HIROKI WATANABETERUO MISHINAHIROSHI OHEHIROTAKA ARAKIMASAHIRO NAKAO
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1981 Volume 135 Issue 4 Pages 441-442

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WATANABE, H., MISHINA, T., OHE, H., ARAKI, H. and NAKAO, M. A Cluster-ing of Prostatic Cancer in an Area with Many Manganese Mines. Tohoku J. exp. Med., 1981, 135 (4), 441-442 In the process of our mass screening trials for prostatic diseases, a significant clustering of prostatic cancer in a town in the suburbs of Kyoto was detected. Upon survey a possible association was found between the locations where the patients lived and the manganese ore deposits distributed in the town.-prostatic cancer; clustering; manganese

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