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Title: Tobacco smoking, body mass index, hypertension, and kidney cancer risk in central and eastern Europe.
Authors: Brennan P,  van der Hel O,  Moore LE,  Zaridze D,  Matveev V,  Holcatova I,  Janout V,  Kollarova H,  Foretova L,  Szeszenia-Dabrowska N,  Mates D,  Rothman N,  Boffetta P,  Chow WH
Journal: Br J Cancer
Date: 2008 Dec 2
Branches: OEEB
PubMed ID: 19034282
PMC ID: PMC2600689
Abstract: In a case-control study of kidney cancer in four central European countries, with 1097 incident cases and 1476 controls, we found an increased risk for self-reported hypertension and for obesity. Additional unknown risk factors are likely to be responsible for the high rates of kidney cancer in this region.