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Reproductive factors and hormone use in postmenopausal women have been hypothesised to affect the risk of developing lung cancer, but the epidemiological evidence is inconsistent.
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Name: British journal of cancer
Breast cancer patients have a higher mortality risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) than women from the general population. CVD risk may increase significantly in postmenopausal women with early-stage...
Although empirical data suggest a possible link between female reproductive events and risk of nonfatal accidents and suicidal behaviors, evidence to determine these effects on mortality is scarce. Th...
The Clinical Update series is intended to help busy providers stay up to date with important and potentially practice changing articles that have been published on topics pertinent to the care of wome...
Chinese women have the highest rate of lung cancer among female never-smokers in the world, and the etiology is poorly understood.
Lung cancer mortality is increasing in women. In Spain, estimates suggest that lung cancer mortality may soon surpass breast cancer mortality, the main cause of cancer mortality among women. The aim o...
RATIONALE: Gathering information about risk factors for lung cancer and exposure to smoky coal and other types of fuel in non-smoking women in China may help the study of lung cancer in th...
Breast cancer is the most frequent tumor in Western women. In Spain about 26,000 new breast cancers are diagnosed each year. This type of tumor is increasing worldwide with an increase in ...
Women of late to mid reproductive age may participate in a study using novel methodology to identify subtle changes in the reproductive endocrine axis via daily urine hormone analysis, whi...
Menopause usually have a serious impact on a woman's life, associated with negative consequences for health and quality of life. Early preventive assessments are very difficult to implemen...
This study will continue to analyze data collected by the Women's Contraceptive and Reproductive Experiences (CARE) study. The CARE study was designed to evaluate the association between r...
Tumor or cancer of the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
A synthetic retinoid that is used orally as a chemopreventive against prostate cancer and in women at risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. It is also effective as an antineoplastic agent.
An adenocarcinoma characterized by the presence of varying combinations of clear and hobnail-shaped tumor cells. There are three predominant patterns described as tubulocystic, solid, and papillary. These tumors, usually located in the female reproductive organs, have been seen more frequently in young women since 1970 as a result of the association with intrauterine exposure to diethylstilbestrol. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed)
Metabolic disorder associated with fractures of the femoral neck, vertebrae, and distal forearm. It occurs commonly in women within 15-20 years after menopause, and is caused by factors associated with menopause including estrogen deficiency.
MYCOBACTERIUM infections of the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
Lung cancer is the uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. Originating in the lungs, this growth may invade adjacent tissues and infiltrate beyond the lungs. Lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer-related death in men and women, is respons...
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...
Endocrine disorders are grouped into two categories: hormone imbalance - when a gland produces too much or too little of an endocrine hormone development of lesions (such as nodules or tumors) in the endocrine system, which may or may not affect...