Genital powder exposure and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

2011, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

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.