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Endogenous sex hormones and endometrial cancer risk in women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC).

Abstract:

Epidemiological data show that reproductive and hormonal factors are involved in the etiology of endometrial cancer, but there is little data on the association with endogenous sex hormone levels. We analyzed the association between prediagnostic serum concentrations of sex steroids and endometrial cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition using a nested case-control design of 247 incident endometrial cancer cases and 481 controls, matched on center, meno...

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10.1677/erc-07-0064

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
Endocrine-related cancer
Volume:
15
Issue:
2
Pages:
485-497
Publication date:
2008-06-05
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EISSN:
1479-6821
ISSN:
1351-0088
URN:
uuid:c1d2cdee-edab-4dd0-9634-f46ee0c8a5f6
Source identifiers:
22989
Local pid:
pubs:22989

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