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Postmenopausal endometrial cancer risk and body size in early life and middle age: prospective cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: Greater adiposity in early life has been linked to increased endometrial cancer risk in later life, but the extent to which this association is mediated through adiposity in later life is unclear. METHODS: Among postmenopausal women who had never used menopausal hormone therapies and reported not having had a hysterectomy, adjusted relative risks (RRs) of endometrial cancer were estimated using Cox regression. RESULTS: Among 249 791 postmenopausal women with 7.3 years of follow-up...

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10.1038/bjc.2012.229

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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British journal of cancer More from this journal
Volume:
107
Issue:
1
Pages:
169-175
Publication date:
2012-06-01
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Language:
English
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uuid:c7b7d687-c2d2-4ec3-bb2f-f3014f8d1583
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334730
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2012-12-19

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