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Reproductive factors and risk of ovarian cancer: a prospective study.

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Associations between reproductive factors and risk of ovarian cancer were examined in a prospective study of 60,565 women in Norway. A total of 445 women were diagnosed as having ovarian cancer during follow-up, from 1961 through 1980. The highest risk was observed among nulliparous women, and the risk decreased significantly with increasing parity. The estimated odds ratio for women with 5 or more births compared with one birth was 0.46, after adjustment for age, urban/rural place of residen...

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10.1002/ijc.2910420217

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
42
Issue:
2
Pages:
246-251
Publication date:
1988-08-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:ac7bcd2c-fe42-4629-b29d-4ab06fdc3561
Source identifiers:
35333
Local pid:
pubs:35333

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