A systematic review and meta-analysis of family history and risk of ovarian cancer.

@article{Stratton1998ASR,
  title={A systematic review and meta-analysis of family history and risk of ovarian cancer.},
  author={Jerry Stratton and Paul P. D. Pharoah and Steven K. Smith and Douglas F. Easton and Bruce A. J. Ponder},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1998},
  volume={105 5},
  pages={493-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the relative risk and lifetime risk of ovarian cancer in women with various categories of family history. DESIGN A meta-analysis of all published case-control and cohort studies. METHODS Pooled relative risk estimates were calculated for the case control studies, using the Mantel-Haenzel method. These estimates were combined with the relative risks from the cohort studies. The pooled estimates of relative risk were used to estimate lifetime risks of ovarian cancer from… CONTINUE READING

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