Personal and environmental characteristics related to epithelial ovarian cancer. I. Reproductive and menstrual events and oral contraceptive use.

@article{Wu1988PersonalAE,
  title={Personal and environmental characteristics related to epithelial ovarian cancer. I. Reproductive and menstrual events and oral contraceptive use.},
  author={Mark Li-cheng Wu and Alice S. Whittemore and Ralph S. Jr. Paffenbarger and D L Sarles and James B. Kampert and Stella Grosser and Diane Louise Jung and Samuel C Ballon and Margo Hendrickson and Janet Mohle-Boetani},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={128 6},
  pages={1216-27}
}
In two case-control studies conducted in the six-county San Francisco Bay Area, 111 women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian carcinoma in 1974-1977 and 188 women diagnosed in 1983-1985 were interviewed concerning their menstrual, sexual, and reproductive histories. For comparison, interviews were conducted with 752 control women admitted to the same hospitals within six months of the cases; for cases diagnosed in the later period, interviews were also conducted with an additional 259 population… CONTINUE READING
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