Organochlorines and Risk of Prostate Cancer

07 Jul 2003Ritchie, Justine M. PhD; Vial, Scott L. MS; Fuortes, Laurence J. MD; Guo, Haijun MS; Reedy, Victoria E. BS; Smith, Elaine M. PhD

This study suggests that long-term, low-dose exposure to specific OCPs and PCBs in the general population may contribute to an increased risk of prostate cancer

Cross-section study
1 effect
5 years
58 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB)  Contaminant risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Polychlorinated Biphen...

Prostate Cancer Reproductive outcome
Minor increase risk of Prostate Cancer
Reproductive system

Low evidence