Effect of obesity on survival of women with epithelial ovarian cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

@article{Yang2011EffectOO,
  title={Effect of obesity on survival of women with epithelial ovarian cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.},
  author={Hyun-Sik Yang and Chan Yoon and Seung Kwon Myung and Sang Min Park},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={1525-32}
}
OBJECTIVE Although obesity is shown to be a risk factor for epithelial ovarian cancer, its role as a prognostic factor has been remained inconclusive. In this study, available evidences on this matter to date have been assembled for a meta-analysis to determine the effect of obesity on the survival of patients with epithelial ovarian cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eligible studies published up to December 2010 were searched using MEDLINE (PubMed), EMBASE, and Cochrane Central Register of… CONTINUE READING
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