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Histological subtypes of ovarian cancer associated with parity and breastfeeding in the prospective Million Women Study

Gaitskell, Kezia; Green, Jane; Pirie, Kirstin; Barnes, I; Hermon, C; Reeves, Gillian K; Beral, Valerie; Banks, Emily

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Ovarian cancer risk is known to be reduced amongst women who have had children, but reported associations with breastfeeding are varied. Few studies have had sufficient power to explore reliably these associations by tumour histotype. In a prospective study of 1.1 million UK women, 8719 developed ovarian cancer during follow-up. Cox regression yielded adjusted relative risks (RRs) overall and by tumour histotype amongst women with different childbearing patterns. Nulliparous women had a 24%...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164680
Source: International Journal of Cancer
DOI: 10.1002/ijc.31063

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