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Endometrial cancer. Epidemiology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3491724     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In evaluating these trends in the East-West comparison, one notes that the epidemiologic features connoting high risk are similar in both cultures; while they are more common in the West, they are more strongly associated in the East. Clearly, a prospective interview method of obtaining reproductive data will be more informative for such a crosscultural study with greater numbers lending better support. In summary, there exists a grouping of reproductive phenomena fairly common in Western societies that are related to higher risk for endometrial cancer, and we have noted similar characteristics in Eastern women who have developed this disease, while control groups in Eastern societies where this disease is uncommon have a low profile for such attributes in comparison to the West.
S B Gusberg; M N Mulvihill
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0306-3356     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1986 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-02-12     Completed Date:  1987-02-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7509601     Medline TA:  Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  665-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Carcinoma in Situ / mortality
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Cross-Sectional Studies
Endometrial Hyperplasia / mortality
Estradiol / blood
Middle Aged
United States
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / mortality
Uterine Neoplasms / mortality*
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