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Prospective study of UV exposure and cancer incidence among Swedish women

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Background: Except for skin melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer, little evidence from prospective studies is available on the association between UV exposure and cancer risk. Methods: We followed prospectively 49,261 women aged 30 to 49 years at enrollment in 1991 to 1992 for 15 years. Cancer incidence was analyzed by fitting Cox models, and estimating hazard ratios (HR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI). Results: 2,303 incident cases of cancer were diagnosed (breast: 1,053, ovary: 126, lu...

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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:
American Association for Cancer Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
7
Pages:
1358–1367
Publication date:
2014-05-06
Acceptance date:
2011-04-27
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ISSN:
1055-9965 and 1538-7755
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pubs:657044
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uuid:9b506185-84e8-4591-83ec-e6679775bfb2
Local pid:
pubs:657044
Deposit date:
2016-11-04

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