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Twinning and the incidence of breast and gynecological cancers (United States).

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Increasing epidemiological and experimental evidence indicates that the carcinogenic pathway in the breast and female reproductive organs is driven, at least in part, by factors associated with reproduction. We conducted a retrospective cohort study, comparing the risk of ovarian, breast, endometrial, and cervical cancers among women who had records of at least one twin pregnancy, compared with women who had given birth to only single children. Subjects were selected from the Utah Population ...

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Purdie, DM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Journal:
Cancer causes and control : CCC
Volume:
15
Issue:
8
Pages:
829-835
Publication date:
2004-10-05
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EISSN:
1573-7225
ISSN:
0957-5243
URN:
uuid:45a8d21b-6360-4e54-9aca-4ae8be8862da
Source identifiers:
191201
Local pid:
pubs:191201

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