Oral Contraceptive Pills as Primary Prevention for Ovarian Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

@article{Havrilesky2013OralCP,
  title={Oral Contraceptive Pills as Primary Prevention for Ovarian Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={L. Havrilesky and P. Moorman and W. Lowery and Jennifer M. Gierisch and R. Coeytaux and R. Urrutia and M. Dinan and Amanda J McBroom and V. Hasselblad and G. Sanders and E. Myers},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={122},
  pages={139–147}
}
  • L. Havrilesky, P. Moorman, +8 authors E. Myers
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • OBJECTIVE: To estimate the overall reduction in ovarian cancer risk associated with the use of oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) and whether reduction in risk is affected by specifics of OCP use, such as formulation or duration of use. DATA SOURCES: We searched PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and ClinicalTrials.gov for studies published from January 1990 to June 2012, with primary analysis of studies published since January 2000. METHODS OF STUDY SELECTION: We… CONTINUE READING

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