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Benign breast disease and subsequent breast cancer: English record linkage studies.

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BACKGROUND: Benign breast disease (BBD) increases the risk of breast cancer, but details of the relationship would benefit from further study in the UK. METHODS: Analysis of linked statistical abstracts of hospital data, including a cohort of 20 976 women with BBD in an Oxford data set and 89 268 such women in an English national data set. RESULTS: Rate ratios (RRs) for breast cancer, comparing BBD and comparison cohorts in these two data sets, were 2.3 (95% CI: 2.2-2.5) and 3.2 (3.0-3.3), r...

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10.1093/pubmed/fdq001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Author
Journal:
Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
Volume:
32
Issue:
4
Pages:
565-571
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842
URN:
uuid:9a94a44d-3067-4434-8fe3-d5659b3087b3
Source identifiers:
162831
Local pid:
pubs:162831

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