Risk factors for synchronous primary endometrial and ovarian cancers.

  title={Risk factors for synchronous primary endometrial and ovarian cancers.},
  author={Lisa J Herrinton and Lynda F. Voigt and Noel S Weiss and Shirley A. A. Beresford and Phyllis A. Wingo},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  volume={11 8},
PURPOSE The incidence of synchronous primary endometrial and ovarian cancer is 2- to 10-fold higher than that expected based on the incidence of each cancer alone. We sought to evaluate reasons for this in a case-control study. METHODS We combined data on a maternal history of cancer and reproductive and menstrual factors from 56 women with synchronous multiple primary disease who had participated in three population-based studies of gynecologic cancer. For comparison, we analyzed the same… CONTINUE READING


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