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Risk factors for ovarian cancer: a case-control study.

Abstract:

A hospital-based case-control study of ovarian cancer was conducted in London and Oxford between October 1978 and February 1983. Menstrual characteristics, reproductive and contraceptive history and history of exposure to various environmental factors were compared between 235 women with histologically diagnosed epithelial ovarian cancer and 451 controls. High gravidity, hysterectomy, female sterilisation and oral contraceptive use were associated with a reduced risk of ovarian cancer. Infert...

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10.1038/bjc.1989.320

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Author
Journal:
British journal of cancer More from this journal
Volume:
60
Issue:
4
Pages:
592-598
Publication date:
1989-10-01
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Language:
English
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uuid:0ab2e63a-c6cb-4520-b3e4-53dedf1da8bd
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pubs:35214
Source identifiers:
35214
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2012-12-19

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