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Hormonal therapy for menopause and ovarian cancer in a collaborative re-analysis of European studies.

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The relationship between hormonal therapy for menopause (hormone replacement therapy, HRT) and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer was evaluated in a collaborative re-analysis of 4 European case-control studies, 2 conducted in Greece and 1 each in Italy and the United Kingdom, including a total of 1,470 ovarian cancer cases and 3,271 hospital controls. Odds ratios (ORs) for HRT use were derived after allowance for study centre, age, socio-economic level, parity, menopausal status, type of m...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
80
Issue:
6
Pages:
848-851
Publication date:
1999-03-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:cda774e8-a32b-48af-b65e-6ed17e1dbb5a
Source identifiers:
31445
Local pid:
pubs:31445

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