Menstrual and reproductive factors, and hormonal contraception use: associations with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a pooled analysis of InterLymph case-control studies.

@article{Kane2012MenstrualAR,
  title={Menstrual and reproductive factors, and hormonal contraception use: associations with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a pooled analysis of InterLymph case-control studies.},
  author={Eleanor V. Kane and Eve Roman and Nikolaus Becker and Leslie Bernstein and Paolo Boffetta and Paige Marie Bracci and James R. Cerhan and Brian Chiu and Pierluigi Cocco and Laura Romero Costas and Lenka For{\'e}tova and Elizabeth Holly and Carlo la Vecchia and Keitaro Matsuo and Marck Maynadi{\'e} and Silvia de Sanjos{\'e} and John J Spinelli and Anthony Staines and Renato Talamini and Shiqi Wang and Yiping Zhang and Tongzhang Zheng and Andrew Kricker},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={
          2362-74
        }
}
BACKGROUND The two most common forms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) exhibit different sex ratios: diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) occurs more frequently in men and follicular lymphoma (FL) more frequently in women. Looking among women alone, this pooled analysis explores the relationship between reproductive histories and these cancers. MATERIALS AND METHODS Self-reported reproductive histories from 4263 women with NHL and 5971 women without NHL were pooled across 18 case-control studies… CONTINUE READING

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