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Circulating prolactin and breast cancer risk among pre- and postmenopausal women in the EPIC cohort.

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BACKGROUND: Experimental and epidemiological evidence suggests that prolactin might play a role in the etiology of breast cancer. We analyzed the relationship of prediagnostic circulating prolactin levels with the risk of breast cancer by menopausal status, use of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) at blood donation, and by estrogen and progesterone receptor status of the breast tumors. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Conditional logistic regression was used to analyze the data from a cas...

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10.1093/annonc/mdu150

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO
Volume:
25
Issue:
7
Pages:
1422-1428
Publication date:
2014-07-01
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EISSN:
1569-8041
ISSN:
0923-7534
Source identifiers:
471076
Language:
English
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pubs:471076
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uuid:cc914deb-2119-4ffa-aa94-cc2b97ccd2e6
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pubs:471076
Deposit date:
2014-07-08

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