Full-term pregnancies and incidence of ovarian cancer of stromal and germ cell origin: a Norwegian prospective study

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Associations between the incidence of stromal and germ cell ovarian cancer and pregnancies were examined in a follow-up of 1.1 million women aged 20-56 years. Stromal tumours (41 cases) showed no clear associations. Germ cell tumours (71 cases) were related to high-age childbirths and short time since birth.

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Albrektsen, G., Heuch, I. & Kvåle, G. Full-term pregnancies and incidence of ovarian cancer of stromal and germ cell origin: a Norwegian prospective study. Br J Cancer 75, 767–770 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.1997.136

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