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Menopausal hormone therapy and risk of endometrial carcinoma among postmenopausal women in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition.

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Estrogen-only menopausal hormone therapy (HT) increases the risk of endometrial cancer, but less is known about the association with other types of HT. Using Cox proportional hazards regression, the authors examined the association of various types of HT with the risk of endometrial cancer among 115,474 postmenopausal women recruited into the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition between 1992 and 2000. After a mean follow-up period of 9 years, 601 incident cases of endo...

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10.1093/aje/kwq300

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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
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Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
172
Issue:
12
Pages:
1394-1403
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
URN:
uuid:868734ec-70ca-46ef-aa82-c6af8ab76847
Source identifiers:
107006
Local pid:
pubs:107006

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