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Weight change in middle adulthood and breast cancer risk in the EPIC-PANACEA study

Abstract:

Long-term weight gain (i.e., weight gain since age 20) has been related to higher risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, but a lower risk of premenopausal breast cancer. The effect of weight change in middle adulthood is unclear. We investigated the association between weight change in middle adulthood (i.e., women aged 40-50 years) and the risk of breast cancer before and after the age of 50. We included female participants of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition c...

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10.1002/ijc.28926

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Publisher:
Wiley-Liss Inc.
Journal:
International Journal of Cancer
Volume:
135
Issue:
12
Pages:
2887-2899
Publication date:
2014-12-15
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Source identifiers:
491381
Language:
English
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pubs:491381
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uuid:ce1e1669-39e0-4308-9cb4-54f76c832c2d
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pubs:491381
Deposit date:
2014-12-14

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