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Tubal ligation and incidence of 26 site-specific cancers in the million women study

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The risk of ovarian cancer is reduced in women who undergo tubal ligation. Although it has been suggested that tubal ligation is also associated with reduced risk of breast, endometrial, and cervical cancers, there is no clear evidence for these tumors.


The Million Women Study is a prospective study that investigated associations for 26 site-specific cancers among 1.3 million UK women enrolled in 1996–2001. At enrollment, participants completed a questionnaire on sociodemograp...

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University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Somerville College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey Journal website
Volume:
72
Issue:
9
Pages:
539-540
Publication date:
2017-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1533-9866
ISSN:
0029-7828
Pubs id:
pubs:730664
URN:
uri:2093b722-b543-4133-801a-0f1517409e4c
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uuid:2093b722-b543-4133-801a-0f1517409e4c
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pubs:730664
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English
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