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Oral contraceptive use and reproductive factors and risk of ovarian cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition.

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BACKGROUND: It is well established that parity and use of oral contraceptives reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, but the associations with other reproductive variables are less clear. METHODS: We examined the associations of oral contraceptive use and reproductive factors with ovarian cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. Among 327,396 eligible women, 878 developed ovarian cancer over an average of 9 years. Hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence inte...

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10.1038/bjc.2011.371

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Tsilidis, KK More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Lukanova, A More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
105
Issue:
9
Pages:
1436-1442
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:46d0ee68-a895-4d5a-8946-cd6296829a89
Source identifiers:
107225
Local pid:
pubs:107225

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