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Reproductive factors and risk of oesophageal and gastric cancer in the Million Women Study cohort.

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BACKGROUND: Hormonal factors may influence risk for upper gastrointestinal cancers in women. We examined risk of oesophageal and gastric cancers in relation to reproductive factors in a large UK cohort, the Million Women Study. METHODS: Among 1,319,409 women aged on average 56 years at recruitment, 1186 incident cancers of the oesophagus and 1194 of the stomach were registered during 11.9 million person-years' observation. Adjusted relative risks (RRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were ...

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10.1038/bjc.2011.525

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
106
Issue:
1
Pages:
210-216
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:1dca5a18-893d-4064-8fac-d6bf397a3a7b
Source identifiers:
216092
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pubs:216092

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