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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 e...

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10.1038/bjc.2011.525

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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:
2012-01-03
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:72e6fb7e-f603-48f4-a8fd-34d08b3f7928
Source identifiers:
245973
Local pid:
pubs:245973

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