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High levels of C-reactive protein are associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer: results from the Ovarian Cancer Cohort Consortium

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Growing epidemiologic evidence supports chronic inflammation as a mechanism of ovarian carcinogenesis. An association between a circulating marker of inflammation, C-reactive protein (CRP), and ovarian cancer risk has been consistently observed, yet, potential heterogeneity of this association by tumor and patient characteristics has not been adequately explored. In this study, we pooled data from case-control studies nested within six cohorts in the Ovarian Cancer Cohort Consortium (OC3) to ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-19-1554

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
American Association for Cancer Research
Journal:
Cancer Research More from this journal
Volume:
79
Issue:
20
Pages:
5442-5451
Publication date:
2019-08-28
Acceptance date:
2019-08-23
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EISSN:
1538-7445
ISSN:
0008-5472
Language:
English
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uuid:a6c5d280-dd4f-4e40-aab5-1cac27d35a4c
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1047750
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2019-08-27

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