New Findings In The Area Of Ovarian Cancer Risk Factors Published

News — By on April 10, 2009 at 9:37 pm

Research findings, ‘Clustering dietary habits and the risk of breast and ovarian cancers,’ are discussed in a new report. “Limited information is available on the relationship between dietary patterns and breast and ovarian cancers. Cases were 2569 breast cancers and 1031 ovarian cancers hospitalized in four Italian areas from 1991 to 1999,” scientists in Milan, Italy report. “Controls were 3413 women in hospital for acute non-neoplastic diseases. Dietary habits were investigated through a validated food-frequency questionnaire. Dietary patterns were obtained from a K-means clustering on factor scores from factor analysis. Odds ratios (ORs) for both cancers were estimated using unconditional multiple logistic regression models on cluster…

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