Endometrial cancer and oral contraceptives: an individual participant meta-analysis of 27 276 women with endometrial cancer from 36 epidemiological studies

N. Allen, R. Peto, V. Beral, S.W. Kan, G. Reeves, S. Sweetland, R Stevens, T.O. Yang, the Collaborative Group on Epidemiological Studies on Endometrial Cancer, P.A. van den Brandt, L.J. Schouten, R Stevens

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Abstract

Background oral contraceptives are known to reduce the incidence rate of endometrial cancer, but it is uncertain how long this effect lasts after use ceases, or whether it is modified by other factors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1061-1070
JournalLancet oncology
Volume16
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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