Hormonal exposures and the risk of uveal melanoma

@article{Behrens2010HormonalEA,
  title={Hormonal exposures and the risk of uveal melanoma},
  author={Thomas R. Behrens and Linda Kaerlev and Ian A. Cree and Jean-Michel Lutz and No{\'e}mia Afonso and Mikael Eriksson and Pascal Gu{\'e}nel and Franco Merletti and Mar{\'i}a Morales-Su{\'a}rez-Varela and Aivars Stengrēvics and Svend Sabroe and Diane Cyr and Agust{\'i}n Llopis-Gonz{\'a}lez and Giuseppe Gorini and Galina Sharkova and Lennart Hardell and Wolfgang Ahrens},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={1625-1634}
}
ObjectivesSeveral studies suggest that hormonal mechanisms may be associated with the development of uveal melanoma. Therefore, the association between the risk of uveal melanoma and exposure to hormonal exposures was investigated in a case–control study from nine European countries.MethodsIncident cases of uveal melanoma were frequency-matched to population and hospital controls by country, age, and sex. Female subjects were asked about their reproductive history, use of menopausal hormone… CONTINUE READING
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