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A prospective study of endogenous serum hormone concentrations and breast cancer risk in premenopausal women on the island of Guernsey.

Abstract:

The associations between serum concentrations of oestradiol, progesterone, testosterone and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) and risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women were investigated in a prospective study of breast cancer on the island of Guernsey. Sixty-two women diagnosed with breast cancer an average of 8 years subsequent to blood collection were matched for day of menstrual cycle, age and year of blood collection with 182 control subjects. Cases had a 12% higher mean oestradi...

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Publisher copy:
10.1038/bjc.1997.183

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Thomas, HV More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Dowsett, M More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
75
Issue:
7
Pages:
1075-1079
Publication date:
1997
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:6ab4c36d-1565-485f-9073-e30ca6427fc9
Source identifiers:
22307
Local pid:
pubs:22307

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