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Tubal ligation and risk of cervical cancer. The World Health Organiztion Collaborative Study of Neoplasia and Steroid Contraceptives.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10906503     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Data from a hospital-based case-control study collected in eight countries were analyzed to determine whether tubal ligation alters risk of invasive squamous-cell cervical cancer. Study subjects included 2339 cases aged 22 to 64 years with newly diagnosed squamous cell cervical cancer in 10 participating medical centers, and 13,506 hospitalized controls matched on age and place of residence to the cases. After adjustment for age, center, caesarian section, number of live births, number of marriages or other sexual relationships, age at first sexual relationship, and frequency of Pap smears, a small decrease in risk was observed during the first 5 postoperative years. Tubal ligation probably provides an opportunity for secondary prevention of cervical cancer.
Authors:
H Li; D B Thomas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Contraception     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0010-7824     ISO Abbreviation:  Contraception     Publication Date:  2000 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-08-17     Completed Date:  2000-08-17     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234361     Medline TA:  Contraception     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  323-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98019-1024, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / etiology*
Case-Control Studies
Contraceptives, Oral / adverse effects
Female
Humans
Pregnancy
Risk Factors
Sterilization, Tubal / adverse effects*
Time Factors
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / etiology*
Vaginal Smears
World Health Organization
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contraceptives, Oral

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