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Blood Magnesium, and the Interaction with Calcium, on the Risk of High-Grade Prostate Cancer

  • Qi Dai equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Qi Dai, Jay H. Fowke

    qi.dai@vanderbilt.edu

    Affiliation: Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Saundra S. Motley,

    Affiliation: Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Joseph A. Smith Jr.,

    Affiliation: Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Raoul Concepcion,

    Affiliations: Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, Urology Associates, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Daniel Barocas,

    Affiliation: Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Susan Byerly,

    Affiliation: Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Jay H. Fowke equal contributor

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Qi Dai, Jay H. Fowke

    Affiliation: Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Published: April 25, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018237

About the Authors

Qi Dai, Saundra S. Motley, Susan Byerly, Jay H. Fowke
Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
Joseph A. Smith Jr., Raoul Concepcion, Daniel Barocas
Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
Raoul Concepcion
Urology Associates, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: qi.dai@vanderbilt.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: QD JHF. Performed the experiments: SSM SB RC. Analyzed the data: JHF QD. Wrote the paper: QD JHF. Manuscript revision: DB JAS RC SB SSM.