Tubal ligation is a protective factor for ovarian cancer, but it is unknown whether this protection extends to all invasive histological subtypes or borderline tumors. We undertook an international collaborative study to examine the association between tubal ligation and ovarian cancer subtypes.
International Journal of Epidemiology, 2013, Vol 42, Issue 2, p. 579-89
Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Case-Control Studies; Female; Humans; Logistic Models; Middle Aged; Odds Ratio; Ovarian Neoplasms; Registries; Risk Factors; Sterilization, Tubal; Young Adult