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Adiposity, hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer risk by age and hormone receptor status: a large prospective cohort study.

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INTRODUCTION: Associations of hormone-receptor positive breast cancer with excess adiposity are reasonably well characterized; however, uncertainty remains regarding the association of body mass index (BMI) with hormone-receptor negative malignancies, and possible interactions by hormone replacement therapy (HRT) use. METHODS: Within the European EPIC cohort, Cox proportional hazards models were used to describe the relationship of BMI, waist and hip circumferences with risk of estrogen-recep...

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10.1186/bcr3186

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Lukanova, A More by this author
Berrino, F More by this author
Tjønneland, A More by this author
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Journal:
Breast cancer research : BCR
Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
R76
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1465-542X
ISSN:
1465-5411
URN:
uuid:12013e1c-5f43-4911-aa69-c664611828ff
Source identifiers:
340169
Local pid:
pubs:340169

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