Journal article

Plasma concentration of Propionibacterium acnes antibodies and prostate cancer risk: results from an Australian population-based case-control study

G Severi, BA Shannon, HN Hoang, L Baglietto, DR English, JL Hopper, J Pedersen, MC Southey, R Sinclair, RJ Cohen, GG Giles

British Journal of Cancer | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2010


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the study participants, and the many urologists, nurses, and histopathologists who kindly facilitated the recruitment and collection of patient information and pathologist reports. We thank Shang-Chih (Sun) Chen for his excellent work in performing the ELISA tests. This study was supported by infrastructure from the Cancer Council Victoria, and grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (no. 450104, no. 504700, and no. 504702), the Tattersall's, The Whitten Foundation, and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. The study was approved by the Ethics Review Committee of the Cancer Council of Victoria (reference no. HREC 9500).