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Menstrual and reproductive factors, exogenous hormone use, and gastric cancer risk in a cohort of women from the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition.

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The worldwide incidence of gastric adenocarcinoma (GC) is lower in women than in men. Furthermore, cancer patients treated with estrogens have been reported to have a lower subsequent risk of GC. The authors conducted a prospective analysis of menstrual and reproductive factors, exogenous hormone use, and GC in 335,216 women from the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition, a cohort study of individuals aged 35-70 years from 10 European countries. After a mean follow-up o...

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10.1093/aje/kwq321

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Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
172
Issue:
12
Pages:
1384-1393
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
URN:
uuid:cda94522-9c0d-4f66-ada7-2d332c95f35d
Source identifiers:
110299
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pubs:110299

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