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Association of body mass index and age with subsequent breast cancer risk in premenopausal women

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The association between increasing body-mass index (BMI) and breast cancer risk is unique in cancer epidemiology in that there is a cross-over effect, with risk reduction before and risk increase after menopause. The inverse association with premenopausal breast cancer risk is poorly characterised but might be important in our understanding of breast cancer causation.

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To investigate, in more detail than previously possible, the association of...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.1771

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Schoemaker, MJ More by this author
Nichols, HB More by this author
Wright, LB More by this author
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Breast Cancer Now More from this funder
National Health Service More from this funder
Institute of Cancer Research More from this funder
Avon Foundation More from this funder
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Publisher:
American Medical Association Publisher's website
Journal:
JAMA Oncology Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
11
Pages:
e181771
Publication date:
2018-06-21
Acceptance date:
2018-04-11
DOI:
EISSN:
2374-2445
ISSN:
2374-2437
Pubs id:
pubs:844209
URN:
uri:cc070337-3266-446b-a016-7273045c1399
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uuid:cc070337-3266-446b-a016-7273045c1399
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pubs:844209

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