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Dietary polyunsaturated fats and malignant melanoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7374545     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The consumption of polyunsaturated fat of a group of patients with malignant melanoma was compared to that of various groups of control subjects to determine whether such dietary fats predispose to the development of malignant melanoma. The results are tabulated with reference to various associated factors, and a statistical assessment of their significance is presented. The writers were unable to agree on the interpretation of the results, and present two opposing views on whether the ingestion of polyunsaturated fat is associated with the incidence of malignant melanoma.
B S Mackie; A R Johnson; L E Mackie; A C Fogerty; M Ferris; R I Baxter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Australia     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0025-729X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Aust.     Publication Date:  1980 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-07-28     Completed Date:  1980-07-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400714     Medline TA:  Med J Aust     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adipose Tissue / analysis
Analysis of Variance
Dietary Fats / adverse effects*
Fats, Unsaturated / adverse effects*
Linoleic Acids / analysis
Melanoma / analysis,  etiology*
Skin Neoplasms / analysis,  etiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats; 0/Fats, Unsaturated; 0/Linoleic Acids

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