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Hormone replacement therapy and incidence of central nervous system tumours in the Million Women Study.

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We examined the relation between the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the incidence of central nervous system (CNS) tumours in a large prospective study of 1,147,894 postmenopausal women. Women were aged 56.6 years on average at entry, and HRT use was recorded at recruitment and updated, where possible, about 3 years later. During a mean follow-up of 5.3 years per woman, 1,266 CNS tumours were diagnosed, including 557 gliomas, 311 meningiomas and 117 acoustic neuromas. Compared wi...

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10.1002/ijc.25184

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer More from this journal
Volume:
127
Issue:
7
Pages:
1692-1698
Publication date:
2010-10-01
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1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
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English
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uuid:8d1d3c32-25af-4398-9e00-65a83d2de8b0
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2012-12-19

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