American Journal of Epidemiology

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Vanderbilt-led study disputes link between uterine fibroids and miscarriage risk

A 10-year study, led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Katherine Hartmann, M.D., Ph.D., disrupts conventional wisdom that uterine fibroids cause miscarriages.

Defining patient retention

Vanderbilt researchers propose guidelines for defining patient retention in clinical studies – an important parameter that affects study conclusions and program evaluations.

Obesity genes linked to uterine cancer

In addition to body mass index, genetic markers of obesity may provide value in predicting endometrial cancer risk.

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Folate may lower breast cancer risk for some

Low folate levels may increase a premenopausal woman’s risk of developing breast cancer.