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Ovarian cancer and hormone replacement therapy in the Million Women Study.

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BACKGROUND: Ovarian cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women in the UK, with about 6700 developing the malignancy and 4600 dying from it every year. However, there is limited information about the risk of ovarian cancer associated with the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). METHODS: 948,576 postmenopausal women from the UK Million Women Study who did not have previous cancer or bilateral oophorectomy were followed-up for an average of 5.3 years for incident ovarian cancer and 6...

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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
369
Issue:
9574
Pages:
1703-1710
Publication date:
2007-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Source identifiers:
33858
Language:
English
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uuid:8eb75e0b-42bf-47f4-b811-f6e5d3d681f5
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pubs:33858
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2012-12-19

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