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Long-term effects of oral contraceptives on ovarian cancer risk.

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Several epidemiologic studies have reported a protective effect of oral contraceptives (OCs) on ovarian cancer. However, there remain open issues, including better quantification of time-related factors such as time since last use, age at first use and time since first use. We performed a collaborative reanalysis of 6 case-control studies conducted between 1978 and 1999 in the United Kingdom, Greece and Italy, including a total of 2,768 incident, histologically confirmed cases of epithelial o...

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10.1002/ijc.10696

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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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Author
Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer More from this journal
Volume:
102
Issue:
3
Pages:
262-265
Publication date:
2002-11-01
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Language:
English
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pubs:32232
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uuid:8d6e5e3a-a122-4947-b059-81a6e895ed0b
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pubs:32232
Source identifiers:
32232
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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