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Association between endometriosis and risk of histological subtypes of ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of case-control studies.

Pearce, CL; Templeman, C; Rossing, MA; Lee, A; Near, AM; Webb, PM; Nagle, CM; ... Berchuck, A; + view all (2012) Association between endometriosis and risk of histological subtypes of ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of case-control studies. Lancet Oncology , 13 (4) 385 - 394. 10.1016/S1470-2045(11)70404-1. Green open access

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Abstract

Endometriosis is a risk factor for epithelial ovarian cancer; however, whether this risk extends to all invasive histological subtypes or borderline tumours is not clear. We undertook an international collaborative study to assess the association between endometriosis and histological subtypes of ovarian cancer.

Type: Article
Title: Association between endometriosis and risk of histological subtypes of ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of case-control studies.
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1016/S1470-2045(11)70404-1
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(11)70404-1
Language: English
Additional information: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. PMCID: PMC3664011
Keywords: Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Case-Control Studies, Endometriosis, Ethnic Groups, Female, Humans, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Invasiveness, Neoplasm Staging, Ovarian Neoplasms, Risk Factors
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Inst of Clinical Trials and Methodology
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Inst of Clinical Trials and Methodology > MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1343061
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