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Body size in early life and risk of breast cancer

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BACKGROUND: Body size in early life is inversely associated with adult breast cancer (BC) risk, but it is unclear whether the associations differ by tumor characteristics. METHODS: In a pooled analysis of two Swedish population-based studies consisting of 6731 invasive BC cases and 28,705 age-matched cancer-free controls, we examined the associations between body size in early life and BC risk. Self-reported body sizes at ages 7 and 18 years were collected by a validated nine-level pictogram ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13058-017-0875-9

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Dept of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Breast Cancer Research Journal website
Volume:
19
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1
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Article: 84
Publication date:
2017-07-21
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1465-542X
ISSN:
1465-5411
Pubs id:
pubs:709306
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uri:2410d8ce-5975-4ce6-9084-cd2c050ad161
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uuid:2410d8ce-5975-4ce6-9084-cd2c050ad161
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pubs:709306

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