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Serum levels of C-peptide, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-2 and endometrial cancer risk; results from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition.

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We conducted a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition, to examine the associations between prediagnostic serum concentrations of C-peptide, insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP)-1 and IGFBP-2, and endometrial cancer risk. Among pre- and post-menopausal women, who were not currently using exogenous hormones, 286 women developed incident endometrial cancer during an average 5.1 years follow-up. Using risk set sampling, 555 ...

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10.1002/ijc.22578

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Rinaldi, S More by this author
Friedenreich, C More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
120
Issue:
12
Pages:
2656-2664
Publication date:
2007-06-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:f25a4272-6e3f-4eec-b169-f10bdb9d13c3
Source identifiers:
12359
Local pid:
pubs:12359

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