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Adult body mass index and risk of ovarian cancer by subtype: a Mendelian randomization study.
BACKGROUND Observational studies have reported a positive association between body mass index (BMI) and ovarian cancer risk. However, questions remain as to whether this represents a causal effect,Expand
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Assessing the genetic architecture of epithelial ovarian cancer histological subtypes
Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is one of the deadliest common cancers. The five most common types of disease are high-grade and low-grade serous, endometrioid, mucinous and clear cell carcinoma.Expand
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Obesity and survival among women with ovarian cancer: results from the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
Background:Observational studies have reported a modest association between obesity and risk of ovarian cancer; however, whether it is also associated with survival and whether this associationExpand
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‘As many options as there are, there are just not enough for me’: Contraceptive use and barriers to access among Australian women
Abstract Objective A comprehensive life course perspective of women's experiences in obtaining and using contraception in Australia is lacking. This paper explores free-text comments aboutExpand
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Dietary folate and related micronutrients, folate-metabolising genes, and ovarian cancer survival.
OBJECTIVE Folate is essential for DNA synthesis and methylation and is implicated in tumour progression. Few studies have examined its role in ovarian cancer survival. Our objective was to determineExpand
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Use of common analgesic medications and ovarian cancer survival: results from a pooled analysis in the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
Background:Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been associated with improved survival in some cancers, but evidence for ovarian cancer is limited.Methods:Pooling individual-level dataExpand
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“As many options as there are, there are just not enough for me” : a qualitative analysis of contraceptive use and barriers to access among Australian women
There is currently little information available about reasons for contraceptive use or non-use among young Australian women and the reasons for choosing specific types of contraceptive methods. AExpand
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Lymphadenectomy in Early-Stage Intermediate-/High-Risk Endometrioid Endometrial Cancer: Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes in an Australian Cohort
Objective The role of lymphadenectomy (LND) in early-stage endometrial cancer (EC) remains controversial. Previous studies have included low-risk patients and nonendometrioid histologies for whichExpand
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Abstract 4637: The effect of height, BMI and serum lipid levels on ovarian cancer prognosis in over 12,000 women: a Mendelian randomization study
Introduction Previous observational studies investigating height, body mass index and serum lipid levels as prognostic factors in ovarian cancer have been inconclusive. In addition to possibleExpand