Use of oral contraceptives and endometrial cancer risk (Sweden)

  title={Use of oral contraceptives and endometrial cancer risk (Sweden)},
  author={Elisabete Weiderpass and Hans-olov Adami and John A. Baron and Cecilia M. K. Magnusson and Anders Lindgren and Ingemar Persson},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
Objectives: To estimate the magnitude and persistence of the protective effect of use of combined oral contraceptives (COCs) and endometrial cancer risk. Methods: We performed a nation-wide, population-based case–control study among postmenopausal women aged 50–74 years in Sweden, which included 709 subjects with incident, histopathologically verified endometrial cancer, and 3,368 controls with an intact uterus. We used unconditional logistic regression to calculate odds ratios as estimates of… CONTINUE READING
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