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Research Article

Ovarian Cancer and Body Size: Individual Participant Meta-Analysis Including 25,157 Women with Ovarian Cancer from 47 Epidemiological Studies

  • Collaborative Group on Epidemiological Studies of Ovarian Cancer mail

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    Affiliation: Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Published: April 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001200

About the Author

Collaborative Group on Epidemiological Studies of Ovarian Cancer
Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: collaborations@ceu.ox.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

This manuscript is one of a series of papers by a group author, ‘The Collaborative Group on Epidemiological Studies of Ovarian Cancer’. Individual data from 47 separate studies have been submitted centrally by all collaborators listed in the Acknowledgments section. Each collaborator was responsible for the design of one or more of the 47 contributing epidemiological studies. All collaborators have seen this manuscript and a previous version, and their comments are incorporated here. Analyzed the data: VB CH RP GR. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: VB CH RP GR. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: Collaborators. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: VB CH RP GR. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: Collaborators.