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Cervical cancer and use of hormonal contraceptives: a systematic review.

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BACKGROUND: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is believed to be the most important cause of cervical cancer. Recent studies suggest that long duration use of oral contraceptives increases the risk of cervical cancer in HPV positive women. METHODS: Results from published studies were combined to examine the relationship between invasive and in situ cervical cancer and duration and recency of use of hormonal contraceptives, with particular attention to HPV infection. FINDINGS: 28 eligible studies wer...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
361
Issue:
9364
Pages:
1159-1167
Publication date:
2003-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Source identifiers:
32343
Language:
English
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pubs:32343
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uuid:1b328e83-64ae-4df5-8c15-3740c196ae4d
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pubs:32343
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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