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Body size and breast cancer risk: findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer And Nutrition (EPIC).

Abstract:

The evidence for anthropometric factors influencing breast cancer risk is accumulating, but uncertainties remain concerning the role of fat distribution and potential effect modifiers. We used data from 73,542 premenopausal and 103,344 postmenopausal women from 9 European countries, taking part in the EPIC study. RRs from Cox regression models were calculated, using measured height, weight, BMI and waist and hip circumferences; categorized by cohort-wide quintiles; and expressed as continuous...

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10.1002/ijc.20315

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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
111
Issue:
5
Pages:
762-771
Publication date:
2004-09-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:dcefa1fd-dc25-42ce-b264-2e3cc68ee677
Source identifiers:
28867
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pubs:28867

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