Tubal ligation and risk of ovarian cancer subtypes: a pooled analysis of case-control studies.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

International journal of epidemiology, Volume 42, Issue 2, p.579-89 (2013)

Keywords:

2013, May 2013, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

Tubal ligation is a protective factor for ovarian cancer, but it is unknown whether this protection extends to all invasive histological subtypes or borderline tumors. We undertook an international collaborative study to examine the association between tubal ligation and ovarian cancer subtypes.