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Alcohol, tobacco and breast cancer--collaborative reanalysis of individual data from 53 epidemiological studies, including 58,515 women with breast cancer and 95,067 women without the disease.

Abstract:

Alcohol and tobacco consumption are closely correlated and published results on their association with breast cancer have not always allowed adequately for confounding between these exposures. Over 80% of the relevant information worldwide on alcohol and tobacco consumption and breast cancer were collated, checked and analysed centrally. Analyses included 58,515 women with invasive breast cancer and 95,067 controls from 53 studies. Relative risks of breast cancer were estimated, after stratif...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6600596

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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
87
Issue:
11
Pages:
1234-1245
Publication date:
2002-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:aa37f8de-d90a-4478-80c9-8425cdfa905e
Source identifiers:
4447
Local pid:
pubs:4447

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