Hormone therapy and ovarian cancer: incidence and survival

  title={Hormone therapy and ovarian cancer: incidence and survival},
  author={Karen Wernli and Polly A Newcomb and John M. Hampton and Amy Trentham-Dietz and Kathleen M. Egan},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
We conducted a population-based case–control study to investigate the association between hormone therapy (HT) and ovarian cancer incidence, and followed all these cancer cases to determine the association of HT use with ovarian cancer mortality. Seven hundred fifty-one incident cases of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer aged 40–79 years were diagnosed in Massachusetts and Wisconsin between 1993–1995 and 1998–2001 and matched to similarly aged controls (n = 5,808). Study subjects were… CONTINUE READING
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