Nemekhee Odongua

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Pancreatic cancer is one of the most fatal human cancers and continues to be a major unsolved health problem. The goal of this study was to estimate the independent effects and interactions between cigarette smoking and diabetes on the risk of pancreatic cancer in Korean male population. Cigarette smoking and the risk of incidence and death from pancreatic(More)
OBJECTIVE The relationship between reproductive factors and the risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women is unclear. In this study, we aimed to investigate this relationship in Korean postmenopausal women. METHODS Subcohort analysis was carried out using the data of 3,257 postmenopausal women (age, ≥55 y at study entry) from(More)
PURPOSE Cervical cancer is a major women's health problem in the world today. The purpose of this study was to estimate the incidence and mortality rates and to investigate risk factors for cervical cancer in Korean women. MATERIALS AND METHODS Reproductive factors, cigarette smoking, as well as the risk of incidence and death from cervical cancer were(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The association between body mass index and mortality caused by subtypes of stroke among postmenopausal women in terms of smoking status and age at menopause remains controversial. METHODS The data were derived from a cohort study of 3321 with 17.8 years of follow-up (1985 to 2002). Hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% CIs for strokes as(More)
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