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The relation between reproductive and menstrual factors and the risk of colorectal cancer was investigated in a case-control study conducted in Northern Italy on 279 women with colon cancer, 153 with rectal cancer and 386 controls admitted to hospital for a wide spectrum of acute, nonneoplastic, nondigestive disorders. Compared with nulliparous women, the(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between smoking and myocardial infarction in women. DESIGN Case-control study over 5 years. SETTING Cases were women admitted to 30 coronary care units in northern Italy. Controls were admitted to the same hospitals with other acute disorders. PARTICIPANTS These were 262 young and middle aged women with(More)
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