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Ovarian Cancer is More Likely to Occur in Tall Women

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1. Ovarian Cancer and Body Size: Individual Participant Meta-Analysis Including 25,157 Women with Ovarian Cancer from 47 Epidemiological Studies. Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Abstract: http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed....

2. Lahmann PH.et al. Anthropometric measures and epithelial ovarian cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. Int J Cancer. 2010 May 15;126(10):2404-15. Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19821492

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by Michele Blacksberg RN
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