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  1. Lifetime menstrual activity : indicator of breast cancer risk.

    Article - En anglais

    A case-control study of 67 cases of breast cancer and 157 controls was conducted to investigate the role of different behavioral, reproductive, and hormonal factors and to develop a unifying indicator of breast cancer risk.

    The results confirm previous reports of the influence of smoking on the risk of breast cancer.

    Age at menarche was found to be a risk factor among the premenopausal women.

    Late age at menopause was suggestive of an increase in risk.

    Long use of oral contraceptive or estrogen supplementation were risk-enhancing both pre- and postmenopausally.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire, Facteur risque, Femelle, Homme, Cycle menstruel, Epidémiologie, Glande mammaire pathologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Mammary gland, Risk factor, Female, Human, Menstrual cycle, Epidemiology, Mammary gland diseases, United States, North America, America

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

    Cote : 93-0412246

    Code Inist : 002B20E02. Création : 199406.