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Endogenous estrogen and postmenopausal breast cancer: a quantitative review.

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This paper systematically reviews the results from epidemiologic studies investigating the hypothesis that breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women increases with increasing concentrations of estradiol in blood and with increasing urinary estrogen excretion rates. Data from 29 epidemiologic studies of endogenous hormones and postmenopausal breast cancer were used. The ratio of the average estrogen concentration in the women with breast cancer to that in the women without breast cancer (and ...

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10.1023/a:1018476631561

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Reeves, GK 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:
8
Issue:
6
Pages:
922-928
Publication date:
1997-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1573-7225
ISSN:
0957-5243
URN:
uuid:5daee818-faf8-4b74-b845-e122c2aaa5e3
Source identifiers:
21798
Local pid:
pubs:21798

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