Journal article

Cigarette smoking is associated with adverse survival among women with ovarian cancer: Results from a pooled analysis of 19 studies.

Camilla Praestegaard, Allan Jensen, Signe M Jensen, Thor SS Nielsen, Penelope M Webb, Christina M Nagle, Anna DeFazio, undefined Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Estrid Høgdall, Mary Anne Rossing, Jennifer A Doherty, Kristine G Wicklund, Marc T Goodman, Francesmary Modugno, Kirsten Moysich, Roberta B Ness, Robert Edwards, Keitaro Matsuo, Satoyo Hosono, Ellen L Goode Show all

Int J Cancer | Published : 2017

Abstract

Cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk of developing mucinous ovarian tumors but whether it is associated with ovarian cancer survival overall or for the different histotypes is unestablished. Furthermore, it is unknown whether the association between cigarette smoking and survival differs according to strata of ovarian cancer stage at diagnosis. In a large pooled analysis, we evaluated the association between various measures of cigarette smoking and survival among women with epithelial ovarian cancer. We obtained data from 19 case-control studies in the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium (OCAC), including 9,114 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Cox regression models w..

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