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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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Name:
Medical Research Council
Grant:
MR/M012190/1
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Name:
Cancer Research UK
Grant:
C8221/A19170
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Name:
National Institutes of Health
Grant:
CA144034
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Name:
Italian Association for Cancer Research
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Name:
Hellenic Health Foundation
Publisher:
American Medical Association
Journal:
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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
UUID:
uuid:cc070337-3266-446b-a016-7273045c1399
Local pid:
pubs:844209
Source identifiers:
844209
Deposit date:
2018-04-25

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