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  1. Body measurements, estrogen availability and the risk of human breast cancer : a case-control study.

    Article - En anglais

    Recent studies on lifestyle-related mechanisms involved in cardiovascular risk offer important clues for a better understanding of breast-cancer epidemiology.

    Central body-fat distribution promoted by an affluent dietary intake and a sedentary lifestyle over many years is related to elevated serum triglycerides and free fatty acids, with lower levels of sex-hormone-binding globulin (SHBG).

    The resulting greater availability of estradiol not bound to SHBG could help to explain the high breast-cancer incidence in Western industrialized countries.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire, Facteur risque, Anthropométrie, Oestrogène, Hormone stéroïde sexuelle, Hormone ovarienne, Pays Bas, Europe, Epidémiologie, Glande mammaire pathologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Mammary gland, Risk factor, Anthropometry, Estrogen, Sex steroid hormone, Ovarian hormone, Netherlands, Europe, Epidemiology, Mammary gland diseases, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0443746

    Code Inist : 002B20E02. Création : 199406.