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Ovarian cancer and body size: individual participant meta-analysis including 25,157 women with ovarian cancer from 47 epidemiological studies.

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BACKGROUND: Only about half the studies that have collected information on the relevance of women's height and body mass index to their risk of developing ovarian cancer have published their results, and findings are inconsistent. Here, we bring together the worldwide evidence, published and unpublished, and describe these relationships. METHODS AND FINDINGS: Individual data on 25,157 women with ovarian cancer and 81,311 women without ovarian cancer from 47 epidemiological studies were collec...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.1001200

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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
4
Pages:
Article: e1001200
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:85cd95a2-2443-49f2-ac2e-263b6c148c87
Source identifiers:
329439
Local pid:
pubs:329439

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