Body size, physical activity, and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma in women.

@article{Keegan2006BodySP,
  title={Body size, physical activity, and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma in women.},
  author={Theresa H M Keegan and Sally L Glaser and Christina A. Clarke and Ronald F. Dorfman and R. Bruce Mann and Joseph A DiGiuseppe and Ellen T. Chang and Richard Frederick Ambinder},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={1095-101}
}
Few studies have examined the associations of body size and physical activity with the development of Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) in women. In data from a population-based case-control study in women ages 19 to 79 years, we assessed the relation of self-report height, weight, body mass index (BMI), and strenuous physical activity to HL risk in 312 cases with diagnostic re-review and 325 random-digit dialed controls using logistic regression. Analyses were stratified by age group and tumor cell… CONTINUE READING

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