Prospective study of talc use and ovarian cancer.

@article{Gertig2000ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of talc use and ovarian cancer.},
  author={Dorota M. Gertig and David J. Hunter and Daniel W Cramer and Graham A. Colditz and Frank E. Speizer and Walter C Willett and Susan E. Hankinson},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2000},
  volume={92 3},
  pages={249-52}
}
BACKGROUND Perineal talc use has been associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer in a number of case-control studies; however, this association remains controversial because of limited supporting biologic evidence and the potential for recall bias or selection bias in case-control studies. In this study, we conducted a prospective analysis of perineal talc use and the risk of ovarian cancer. METHODS The Nurses' Health Study is a prospective study of 121 700 female registered nurses… CONTINUE READING
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