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  1. Do alcohol intake and mammographic densities interact in regard to the risk of breast cancer ?

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    The effect of alcohol intake on mammographic densities and the possible interaction between these two factors in regard to the risk of breast cancer were assessed using information from the Breast Cancer Detection and Demonstration Project.

    Methods

    Mammograms taken during the first year of screening for patients whose breast cancer was detected in the 5th year of follow-up (n=266) and their matched controls (n=301) were blindly assessed for the percent of mammographic densities, which were measured by planimetry.

    Results

    Among controls, alcohol intake was weakly, positively associated with the percent of mammographic densities (Spearman rank correlation coefficient, 0.09), although the association may have been the result of chance (P=0.12).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Alcoolisme, Glande mammaire, Facteur risque, Glande mammaire pathologie, Densité, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Mammographie, Radiodiagnostic, Exploration, Etude cas témoin

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Alcoholism, Mammary gland, Risk factor, Mammary gland diseases, Relative density, Epidemiology, United States, North America, America, Human, Mammography, Radiodiagnosis, Exploration, Case control study

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

    Cote : 93-0475192

    Code Inist : 002B20E02. Création : 199406.