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Anthropometric risk factors for ovarian cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study

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Baumeister, Sebastian E. ; Schlecht, Inga ; Trabert, Britton ; Nolde, Michael ; Meisinger, Christa ; Leitzmann, Michael F.
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Objective Identifying potentially modifiable risk factors for ovarian cancer is essential for prevention because this cancer is predominantly detected at a late stage. Here, we estimated the relations of general adiposity and measures reflecting body fat distribution to the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer. Methods We ascertained 683 ovarian epithelial cancers (343 high-grade serous, 141 ...


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