Risk of breast cancer and gynecologic cancers in a large population of nearly 50,000 infertile Danish women.

@article{Jensen2008RiskOB,
  title={Risk of breast cancer and gynecologic cancers in a large population of nearly 50,000 infertile Danish women.},
  author={Allan Jensen and Heidi Fosgrau Sharif and J\orgen H Olsen and Susanne Kr{\"u}ger Kjaer},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={168 1},
  pages={49-57}
}
Infertility is considered to influence the risk of breast cancer and gynecologic cancers. To assess this association, the authors used data from a large cohort of 54,362 women with a diagnosis of infertility who were referred to Danish fertility clinics between 1963 and 1998. Through 2003, 1,975 cancers were identified by linkage to the Danish Cancer Registry. Cancer risk was assessed through standardized incidence ratios (SIRs) and corresponding 95% confidence intervals, using general and… CONTINUE READING