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Pooled analysis of 3 European case-control studies of ovarian cancer: II. Age at menarche and at menopause.

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The role of age at menarche and at menopause on epithelial ovarian cancer risk was re-assessed in a combined analysis of 3 hospital-based case-control studies conducted in Italy, the United Kingdom and Greece, which produced a total of 1,140 cases and 2,724 controls. In the overall dataset, there was no evidence of an association with age at menarche: compared with women whose menarche occurred at age 15 or over, the relative risk (RR) estimates were 1.0 [95% confidence interval (CI) 0.8 to 1...

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10.1002/ijc.2910490111

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International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer More from this journal
Volume:
49
Issue:
1
Pages:
57-60
Publication date:
1991-08-01
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Language:
English
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pubs:34362
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uuid:aba57a9f-40d6-4c28-a4cd-02c7f62b7dcd
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34362
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2012-12-19

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