Female reproductive factors and the risk of lung cancer in postmenopausal women: a nationwide cohort study.

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Summary of "Female reproductive factors and the risk of lung cancer in postmenopausal women: a nationwide cohort study."

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
ISSN: 1532-1827


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