Risk factors for epithelial ovarian cancer in Japan - results from the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study cohort.

@article{Weiderpass2012RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for epithelial ovarian cancer in Japan - results from the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study cohort.},
  author={E. Weiderpass and S. Sandin and M. Inoue and T. Shimazu and M. Iwasaki and S. Sasazuki and N. Sawada and T. Yamaji and S. Tsugane},
  journal={International journal of oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={
          21-30
        }
}
  • E. Weiderpass, S. Sandin, +6 authors S. Tsugane
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • International journal of oncology
  • The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors for invasive primary epithelial ovarian cancer among Japanese women. In 1990-1994, 45,748 women aged 40-69 years were enrolled in the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study cohort. Only 86 epithelial ovarian cancer cases were diagnosed during follow-up through 2008, reflecting the low ovarian cancer incidence rates in Japan. Cox proportional hazard models were used to… CONTINUE READING
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