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Sex hormones and risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women: a collaborative reanalysis of individual participant data from seven prospective studies.

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BACKGROUND: Associations between circulating concentrations of oestrogens, progesterone, and androgens with breast cancer and related risk factors in premenopausal women are not well understood. We aimed to characterise these associations with a pooled analysis of data from seven studies. METHODS: Individual participant data for prediagnostic sex hormone and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) concentrations were contributed from seven prospective studies. We restricted analyses to women who ...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
The Lancet. Oncology
Volume:
14
Issue:
10
Pages:
1009-1019
Publication date:
2013-09-05
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EISSN:
1474-5488
ISSN:
1470-2045
URN:
uuid:3c25c1b4-13d5-40e6-8141-b1b8b610e6c1
Source identifiers:
418495
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pubs:418495

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