Background: Fatty acids in blood may be related to the risk of
prostate cancer, but epidemiologic evidence is inconsistent. Blood
fatty acids are correlated through shared food sources and common
endogenous desaturation and elongation pathways. Studies of individual
fatty acids cannot take this into account, but pattern analysis can.
Treelet transform (TT) is a novel method that uses data correlation
structures to derive sparse factors that explain variation.
Objective: The objective...
Authors: Christina Dahm