Metabolic risk factors and cervical cancer in the metabolic syndrome and cancer project (Me-Can).

@article{Ulmer2012MetabolicRF,
  title={Metabolic risk factors and cervical cancer in the metabolic syndrome and cancer project (Me-Can).},
  author={Hanno Ulmer and Tone Bj\orge and Hans Concin and Annekatrin Lukanova and Jonas Manjer and G{\"o}ran Hallmans and Wegene Borena and Christel H{\"a}ggstr{\"o}m and Anders Engeland and Martin Almquist and H{\aa}kan Jonsson and Randi Marie Selmer and P{\"a}r Stattin and Steinar Tretli and Andrea Kleiner and Tanja Stocks and Gabriele Nagel},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={125 2},
  pages={330-5}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the association between metabolic risk factors and cervical cancer carcinogenesis. MATERIAL AND METHODS During mean follow-up of 11 years of the Me-Can cohort (N=288,834) 425 invasive cervical cancer cases were diagnosed. Hazard ratios (HRs) were estimated by the use of Cox proportional hazards regression models for quintiles and standardized z-scores (with a mean of 0 and a SD of 1) of BMI, blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, triglycerides and MetS score… CONTINUE READING
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