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The contribution of risk factors to the higher incidence of invasive and in situ breast cancers in women with higher levels of education in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition.

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The authors investigated the role of known risk factors in educational differences in breast cancer incidence. Analyses were based on the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition and included 242,095 women, 433 cases of in situ breast cancer, and 4,469 cases of invasive breast cancer. Reproductive history (age at first full-term pregnancy and parity), exposure to endogenous and exogenous hormones, height, and health behaviors were accounted for in the analyses. Relative in...

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10.1093/aje/kwq319

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American journal of epidemiology More from this journal
Volume:
173
Issue:
1
Pages:
26-37
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
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English
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110433
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2012-12-19

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