Relation of Anthropometric Measurements to Ovarian Cancer Risk in a Population-based Case–control Study (United States)

@article{Peterson2005RelationOA,
  title={Relation of Anthropometric Measurements to Ovarian Cancer Risk in a Population-based Case–control Study (United States)},
  author={Neeraja B. Peterson and Amy Trentham-Dietz and Polly A Newcomb and Zhi Chen and Tebeb Gebretsadik and John M. Hampton and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Walter C Willett and Kathleen M. Egan},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={459-467}
}
To examine the relationship between anthropometric measures and ovarian cancer by menopausal status. We analyzed data from a population-based case–control study comprised of 700 incident cases of epithelial ovarian cancer and 5,943 population controls from Massachusetts and Wisconsin enrolled between 1993 and 2001. In a telephone interview, information was gathered on established ovarian cancer risk factors, as well as adult height and age-specific body weight. Logistic regression was used to… CONTINUE READING

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