Cigarette smoking and the risk of ovarian cancer in the Japanese population: findings from the Japanese Collaborate Cohort study.

@article{Niwa2005CigaretteSA,
  title={Cigarette smoking and the risk of ovarian cancer in the Japanese population: findings from the Japanese Collaborate Cohort study.},
  author={Yoshimitsu Niwa and Kenji Wakai and Sadao Suzuki and Koji Tamakoshi and Yingsong Lin and Hiroshi Yatsuya and Takaaki Kondo and Kazuko Nishio and Akio Yamamoto and Shinkan Tokudome and Nobuyuki Hamajima and Hideaki Toyoshima and Akiko Tamakoshi},
  journal={The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={144-51}
}
AIM The many studies into the relation between cigarette smoking and the risk of ovarian cancer have produced inconsistent results. Here we investigated this relation using data from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk, initiated in 1988. METHODS A self-administered questionnaire on smoking habits and other risk factors for cancer was completed by 34 639 Japanese women. After 7.6 years of follow up, 39 cases of ovarian cancer were available for analyses. Cox… CONTINUE READING

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