Factors associated with incident and fatal pancreatic cancer in a cohort of middle-aged women.

@article{Stevens2009FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with incident and fatal pancreatic cancer in a cohort of middle-aged women.},
  author={Richard John Stevens and Andrew Wilfred Roddam and Elizabeth A Spencer and Kirstin L. Pirie and Gillian K. Reeves and Jane Green and Valerie Beral},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 10},
  pages={2400-5}
}
Risk factors for pancreatic cancer, other than smoking and diabetes, are not well-established, especially for women. In a cohort of 1.3 million middle-aged women, followed for 9.2 million person-years for cancer incidence and 11.5 million person-years for mortality, there were 1,338 incident pancreatic cancer cases and 1,710 deaths from the disease. Using proportional hazards models, we calculated adjusted relative risks (RRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) by smoking, height, body mass… CONTINUE READING