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  1. Long-term impact of reproductive factors on cancer risk.

    Article - En anglais

    The relationship between reproductive variables (parity, age at first birth, number of induced and spontaneous abortions) and cancer risk has been analysed using data from an integrated series of case-control studies conducted in northern Italy between 1983 and 1992.

    The overall data-set included women below age 75 with histologically confirmed cancers of the following sites:

    • oesophagus, 58;

    • stomach, 280;

    • colon, 405;

    • rectum, 210;

    • liver, 82;

    • gall-bladder, 29;

    • pancreas, 129;

    • breast, 3,415;

    • cervix, 742;

    • endometrium, 725;

    • ovary, 953;

    • bladder, 68;

    • kidney, 56;

    • thyroid, 180;

    • lymphomas, 80;

    • myelomas, 57;

    • and a total of 5,619 controls admitted to hospital for acute non-neoplastic, non-gynaecological, non-hormone-related conditions.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Italie, Europe, Facteur risque, Reproduction, Nord, Epidémiologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Italy, Europe, Risk factor, Reproduction, North, Epidemiology, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0278944

    Code Inist : 002B04B. Création : 199406.