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Lifestyle factors and primary glioma and meningioma tumours in the Million Women Study cohort.

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Previous studies have reported inconsistent results on the effect of anthropometric and lifestyle factors on the risk of developing glioma or meningioma tumours. A prospective cohort of 1.3 million middle-aged women was used to examine these relationships. During 7.7 million women-years of follow-up, a total of 1563 women were diagnosed with a primary incident central nervous system tumour: 646 tumours were classified as glioma and 390 as meningioma. Our results show that height is related to...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6604445

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Unassigned
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
99
Issue:
1
Pages:
185-190
Publication date:
2008-07-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
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uuid:bac74b65-5f9a-481a-a009-095d606f5919
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34278
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pubs:34278

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