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Family history and breast cancer tumour characteristics in screened women.

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Women with a family history of breast cancer have an increased risk of the disease. However, since they tend to experience greater surveillance for the disease, their breast cancers may be detected at an earlier stage, thus making it difficult to assess reliably whether tumour characteristics vary by family history. Information on 9,731 Million Women Study participants with screen-detected breast cancer, diagnosed in 1996-2003, and 37,983 matched controls, who also attended routine screening ...

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10.1002/ijc.23701

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer More from this journal
Volume:
123
Issue:
12
Pages:
2950-2954
Publication date:
2008-12-01
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Language:
English
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pubs:34402
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uuid:6da09f10-9de7-4163-be33-db08d78dbf31
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pubs:34402
Source identifiers:
34402
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2012-12-19

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