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Menopausal hormone therapy and central nervous system tumor risk: Large UK prospective study and meta-analysis.

Abstract:

Female sex hormones are thought to affect women's risk of developing central nervous system (CNS) tumors. Some have reported an increased risk in users of menopausal hormone therapy (HT) but evidence is limited. In the UK General Practice Research Database we compared prospectively collected information on HT prescriptions in women aged 50-79 years with CNS tumors diagnosed in 1987-2011 with that in matched controls (four per case). Relative risks (RRs) in relation to prescribed HT were calcu...

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10.1002/ijc.29274

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Benson, VS More by this author
Kirichek, O More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Pages:
n/a-n/a
Publication date:
2014-10-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:cde634ff-2b9c-431a-9dca-3d37cf015790
Source identifiers:
488322
Local pid:
pubs:488322

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