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Body size, body composition, and physical activity in relation to breast cancer risk

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Accurately characterising the associations between adiposity, physical activity, and breast cancer risk has been limited by measurement error and confounding. This thesis investigates risk factors for breast cancer, with a focus on body size, body composition, and physical activity, within the UK Biobank, a new prospective cohort with comprehensive assessment of baseline characteristics, direct measures of body fat, and objectively-measured physical activity, which has the potential t...

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MSD
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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2018-12-22

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