Hormonal and reproductive factors and risk of glioma: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Silvera2006HormonalAR,
  title={Hormonal and reproductive factors and risk of glioma: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={Stephanie A. Navarro Silvera and Anthony B. Miller and Thomas Rohan},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 5},
  pages={1321-4}
}
The etiology of glioma, the most commonly diagnosed malignant brain tumor among adults in the United States, is poorly understood. Given the lower incidence rate of glioma in women than in men, it has been hypothesized that reproductive and hormonal factors may be involved in the etiology of glioma. We conducted a secondary analysis of data from the National Breast Screening Study, which included 89,835 Canadian women, aged 40-59 years at recruitment between 1980 and 1985. Linkages to national… CONTINUE READING

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