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Risk of endometrial cancer in women treated with ovary-stimulating drugs for subfertility

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Medical treatment for subfertility principally involves the use of ovary-stimulating agents, including selective oestrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), such as clomiphene citrate, gonadotropins, gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists and antagonists, as well as human chorionic gonadotropin. Ovary-stimulating drugs may act directly or indirectly upon the endometrium (lining of the womb). Nulliparity and some causes of subfertility are recognized as risk factors for end...

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10.1002/14651858.CD010931.pub2

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Cochrane Collaboration
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
CD010931
Publication date:
2017-03-25
Acceptance date:
2017-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-493X
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English
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pubs:687702
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uuid:c8206777-03ef-4ff4-baeb-2dcf67c0342a
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pubs:687702
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687702
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2017-05-26

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