Published in Cancer Weekly, April 22nd, 2003
"The incidence of testicular germ cell tumors (GCT) has been increasing since decades but cohorts of men born during war-time and immediately thereafter had a lower incidence," reported Klaus-Peter Dieckmann at the Albertinen-Krankenhaus and Uwe Pichlmeier at Universitatskrankenhaus Eppendorf in Hamburg, Germany. "Based on this epidemiological observation, a hypothesis was generated that postulated nutritional factors in early life to be involved in the pathogenesis of GCT. To...
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