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Breast-feeding and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.

Jordan, S J and Cushing-Haugen, K L and Wicklund, K G and Doherty, J A and Rossing, M A (2012) Breast-feeding and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer. Cancer causes & control : CCC, 23 (6). pp. 919-927. ISSN 1573-7225

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Among women who have had the opportunity to breast-feed, ever breast-feeding and increasing durations of episodes of breast-feeding for each breast-fed child are associated with a decrease in the risk of ovarian cancer independent of numbers of births, which may be strongest for the endometrioid subtype.

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DOI: 10.1007/s10552-012-9963-4
PubMed ID: 22527170
Grant Numbers: R01 CA087538, R01 CA112523
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 15 May 2012 23:45
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2015 07:17

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