The Danish case-control study of cutaneous malignant melanoma. III. Hormonal and reproductive factors in women.

@article{Osterlind1988TheDC,
  title={The Danish case-control study of cutaneous malignant melanoma. III. Hormonal and reproductive factors in women.},
  author={Anne Osterlind and Margaret A. Tucker and Betty J. Stone and Ole M\oller Jensen},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1988},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={821-4}
}
The relationship between cutaneous malignant melanoma in women and reproductive and hormonal factors was investigated in a population-based case-control study including a total of 280 cases and 536 controls from East Denmark. Patients with lentigo maligna melanoma were not included. No association was found between risk of melanoma and age at menarche, duration of menstrual life, age at natural menopause, age at first pregnancy, or number of pregnancies, live births or miscarriages. There was… CONTINUE READING

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