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Adiposity and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women: Results from the UK Biobank prospective cohort

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Body size is an important modifiable risk factor for postmenopausal breast cancer. However, it remains unclear whether direct measures of fat mass are better indicators of risk than anthropometric measures, or whether central adiposity may contribute to risk beyond overall adiposity. We analyzed data from 162,691 postmenopausal women in UK Biobank followed from 2006 to 2014. Body size was measured by trained technicians. Multivariable‐adjusted Cox regression was used to estimate relative risk...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/ijc.31394

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Funding agency for:
Guo, W
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Cancer Journal website
Volume:
143
Issue:
5
Pages:
1037-1046
Publication date:
2018-04-10
Acceptance date:
2018-03-13
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Pubs id:
pubs:832088
URN:
uri:dfe5b84e-99b7-4900-9867-181a4c24ea42
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uuid:dfe5b84e-99b7-4900-9867-181a4c24ea42
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pubs:832088

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