Case–control study of diabetes, obesity, physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer among Mexican women

@article{SalazarMartnez2000CasecontrolSO,
  title={Case–control study of diabetes, obesity, physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer among Mexican women},
  author={Eduardo Salazar-Mart{\'i}nez and Eduardo Lazcano-Ponce and Guillermo Gonz{\'a}lez Lira-Lira and Pedro Escudero-De los R{\'i}os and Jorge Salmer{\'o}n-Castro and Fernando Larrea and Mauricio H{\'e}rnandez-Avila},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2000},
  volume={11},
  pages={707-711}
}
Objectives: Obesity, hypertension and diabetes are closely associated with endometrial cancer (EC). This study evaluates the relationship between diabetes and risk of EC on the basis of obesity. Methods: A case–control study was carried out in Mexico City from 1995 to 1997. Eighty-five histologically confirmed cases were compared with 668 population-based controls obtained through frequency matching. Diabetes status, weight, height and other factors were determined through personal interviews… CONTINUE READING