Tea and coffee drinking and ovarian cancer risk: results from the Netherlands Cohort Study and a meta-analysis

J. Steevens, L.J. Schouten, B.A. Verhage, R.A. Goldbohm, P.A. van den Brandt

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Abstract

In a cohort study, ovarian cancer (280 cases) showed no significant association with tea or coffee, the multivariable rate ratios being 0.94 (95% confidence interval (CI): 0.89, 1.00) and 1.04 (95% CI: 0.97, 1.12) per cup per day, respectively. A meta-analysis also produced no significant findings overall, though the cohort studies showed a significant inverse association for tea.British Journal of Cancer (2007) 97, 1291-1294. doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6604008 www.bjcancer.com Published online 9 October 2007.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1291-1294
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Volume97
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007

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