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Reproductive history and pancreatic cancer incidence and mortality in a cohort of postmenopausal women

Stevens, Richard J; Roddam, Andrew W; Green, Jane; Pirie, Kirstin; Bull, Diana; Reeves, Gillian K; Beral, Valerie; Banks, Emily; Million Women Study, Collaborators

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There is inconsistent evidence about the effect of reproductive history on women's risk of pancreatic cancer. In the Million Women Study, a prospective cohort of middle-aged women in the United Kingdom, we examined associations between reproductive history and pancreatic cancer incidence and mortality, controlling for age, socioeconomic status, geographic region, body mass index, smoking, and history of diabetes. During 7.1 million person-years of follow-up in 995,192 postmenopausal women,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32972
Source: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-08-1134

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