Published in Cancer Weekly, September 20th, 2005
Scientists in Australia conducted a study "to investigate the association between ovarian cancer risk and body height, weight, and BMI. A hospital-based case-control study was conducted in China from 1999 to 2000."
"The study sample included 254 cases with histologically confirmed epithelial ovarian cancer and 652 controls. Information of adult height and weight at diagnosis, at 5 years before diagnosis and at age 21 years, was collected by face-to-face interview using a structured questionnaire. Odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were obtained using...
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