Height, weight, weight change, and ovarian cancer risk in the Netherlands cohort study on diet and cancer.

@article{Schouten2003HeightWW,
  title={Height, weight, weight change, and ovarian cancer risk in the Netherlands cohort study on diet and cancer.},
  author={Leo J Schouten and R Alexandra Goldbohm and Piet A van den Brandt},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={157 5},
  pages={424-33}
}
Although many studies have been conducted to investigate the relation between anthropometry and the risk of ovarian cancer, their results have been inconsistent. The Netherlands Cohort Study on Diet and Cancer was initiated in 1986. A self-administered questionnaire on dietary habits and other risk factors for cancer was completed by 62,573 women. Follow-up for cancer was implemented by annual record linkages with the Netherlands Cancer Registry. After 7.3 years of follow-up, 172 incident cases… CONTINUE READING
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