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Anti-Mullerian hormone and endometrial cancer: a multi-cohort study

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Background: The Mullerian ducts are the embryological precursors of the female reproductive tract, including the uterus; anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) has a key role in the regulation of foetal sexual differentiation. Anti-Mullerian hormone inhibits endometrial tumour growth in experimental models by stimulating apoptosis and cell cycle arrest. To date, there are no prospective epidemiologic data on circulating AMH and endometrial cancer risk.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/bjc.2017.299

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Cancer Research UK Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Cancer Journal website
Publication date:
2017-09-05
Acceptance date:
2017-08-04
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Pmid:
28873086
Source identifiers:
726000
Language:
English
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uuid:60d42b62-9d21-4a5a-8237-8c073b3abd0e
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pubs:726000
Deposit date:
2017-09-13

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