Endometriosis and the risk of cancer with special emphasis on ovarian cancer.

  title={Endometriosis and the risk of cancer with special emphasis on ovarian cancer.},
  author={A Melin and P{\"a}r Spar{\'e}n and Ingemar Persson and Agneta Bergqvist},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={21 5},
BACKGROUND Several observations of the coexistence of endometriosis and cancer have been published. One study concerning endometriosis patients from 1969 to 1986 showed an overall relative cancer risk of 1.2 and relative risks for breast cancer, ovarian cancer and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma to be 1.3, 1.9 and 1.8, respectively. The aim of this study was to see whether these risk ratios stand in an extended study with longer follow-up. METHODS Women discharged from a hospital, with a diagnosis of… CONTINUE READING
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