Oral contraceptive use and the risk of ovarian cancer: an Italian case-control study.

Abstract

The association between oral contraceptive (OC) use and the risk of ovarian cancer was analysed in a case-control study, conducted between 1985 and 1989 on 505 epithelial ovarian cancer cases under 60 years of age, and 1375 controls in hospitals for a spectrum of acute conditions, not gynaecological, hormonal or neoplastic, apparently unrelated to OC use… (More)

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