Sex hormones and the risk of keratinocyte cancers among women in the United States: A population-based case-control study.

@article{Kuklinski2016SexHA,
  title={Sex hormones and the risk of keratinocyte cancers among women in the United States: A population-based case-control study.},
  author={Lawrence Fitzgerald Kuklinski and Michael Scot Zens and A Elizabeth Perry and Anala Gossai and Heather H. Nelson and Margaret R. Karagas},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={139 2},
  pages={300-9}
}
Men are at a higher risk of developing both squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC) than women, but there is emerging evidence that women may be experiencing greater increases in the incidence rates of these malignancies than men. One possible explanation is the expanding use of sex steroids among women, although only a few studies have examined this hypothesis. As part of a population-based, case-control study of women in New Hampshire, USA, we sought to evaluate the risk… CONTINUE READING
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