Oral contraceptives and the risk of all cancers combined and site-specific cancers in Shanghai

@article{Rosenblatt2008OralCA,
  title={Oral contraceptives and the risk of all cancers combined and site-specific cancers in Shanghai},
  author={Karin A. Rosenblatt and Dao Li Gao and R Multiprocessor Ray and Zakia Coriaty Nelson and Karen Wernli and Wenjin Li and David J Thomas},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={27-34}
}
From 1998 to 1991, an in-person baseline interview was administered to approximately 267,400 female textile workers in Shanghai, China. The cohort was followed until July 2000 for incident cancer cases. Incidence rate ratios (RR) for 12 types of cancers in users of oral contraceptives (OCs) were calculated using Cox Proportional Hazards analysis. There was a reduced risk of uterine corpus cancer for women who had ever used OCs (RR = 0.68, 95% CI = 0.45–1.04) and a trend of decreasing risk with… CONTINUE READING
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