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Circulating levels of sex hormones and their relation to risk factors for breast cancer: a cross-sectional study in 1092 pre- and postmenopausal women (United Kingdom).

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relationships between plasma concentrations of sex hormones and risk factors for breast cancer. METHODS: We investigated the relationship of plasma concentrations of estradiol, progesterone, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH) and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) with breast cancer risk factors in 636 premenopausal and 456 postmenopausal women. Risk factor data were obtained from questionnaires and hormone concentrations measured by im...

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10.1023/a:1008929714862

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Verkasalo, PK More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
Cancer causes and control : CCC
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
47-59
Publication date:
2001-01-05
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EISSN:
1573-7225
ISSN:
0957-5243
URN:
uuid:0fa64bbd-016a-4f12-b48b-0acfe5b71c80
Source identifiers:
23132
Local pid:
pubs:23132

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