Genital powder exposure and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Cancer causes & control : CCC, Volume 22, Issue 5, p.737-42 (2011)


2011, Public Health Sciences Division


We conducted a population-based, case-control study to examine the association between the use of genital powder and ovarian cancer risk, including measures of extent and timing of exposure. We also assessed the relationship of powder use with risk of disease subtypes according to histology and degree of malignancy.