Anthropometric measures and epithelial ovarian cancer risk among Chinese women: results from the Shanghai Women's Health Study

@inproceedings{Ma2013AnthropometricMA,
  title={Anthropometric measures and epithelial ovarian cancer risk among Chinese women: results from the Shanghai Women's Health Study},
  author={Xizhen Ma and Alicia Beeghly-Fadiel and Xiaoying Shu and Hongbin Li and Gong Yang and Y. T. Gao and Wei Zheng},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2013}
}
Background:Studies of anthropometric measures and ovarian cancer risk have predominantly included women of European descent with mixed findings.Methods:Data from the prospective Shanghai Women’s Health Study (SWHS) were used to evaluate associations between anthropometric measures and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). Hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were estimated by Cox proportional hazards regression.Results:A total of 152 EOC cases occurred among 70 258 women… CONTINUE READING

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