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Pooled data used to examine powder use by women in genital area, ovarian cancer risk

JAMA

What The Study Did: Researchers pooled data from four large study groups with 250,000 women to estimate the association between using body powder in the genital area and risk of ovarian cancer.

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Authors: Katie M. O'Brien, of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jama.2019.20079)

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