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Pooled analysis of 3 European case-control studies: I. Reproductive factors and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.

Abstract:

The role of reproductive factors in the aetiology of epithelial ovarian cancer has been re-assessed in a meta-analysis of 3 hospital-based case-control studies conducted in Europe (i.e. Italy, the United Kingdom and Greece), providing a total dataset of 1,140 cases and 2,724 controls. Multiple logistic regression models were used to obtain relative risk (RR) estimates adjusted for study centre, age, socio-cultural indicators, age at menopause, and oral contraceptive use. The risk decreased wi...

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10.1002/ijc.2910490110

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Franceschi, S More by this author
La Vecchia, C More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
49
Issue:
1
Pages:
50-56
Publication date:
1991-08-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:719c4e12-bf2a-4706-b510-0a856c23f756
Source identifiers:
34361
Local pid:
pubs:34361

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