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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Study confirms role of oral contraceptives in preventing ovarian cancer



Clinical Endocrinology News

FROM THE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY


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Key clinical point: Oral contraceptive (OC) use was inversely associated with the risk of several types of ovarian cancer.
Major finding: Use of OCs was associated with a 16% decrease in the risk of any type of ovarian cancer (relative risk, 0.84; 95% confidence interval, 0.79-0.89).
Data source: A meta-analysis of 21 prospective studies that included 5,584 invasive ovarian cancer cases from more than 1.3 million women.
Disclosures: Dr. Wentzensen reported having no financial disclosures. Other researchers reported financial relationships with GlaxoSmithKline and Cepheid.

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