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A case-control study of benign ovarian tumours.

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STUDY OBJECTIVE: The aim was to investigate the association between reproductive, contraceptive, and menstrual factors and risk of benign ovarian tumours. DESIGN AND SETTING: This was a case-control study carried out in six London Hospitals. An interviewer administered questionnaire was used. SUBJECTS: 62 women with a benign epithelial ovarian neoplasm, 37 women with a functional ovarian cyst, and 20 women with a dermoid cyst presenting between 1983 and 1985, together with 132 controls, took ...

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10.1136/jech.46.5.528

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Maconochie, N More by this author
Carpenter, L More by this author
Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
46
Issue:
5
Pages:
528-531
Publication date:
1992-10-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:913caac9-624f-4a4c-9777-c2d27983af9b
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32622
Local pid:
pubs:32622

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