The influence of medical conditions associated with hormones on the risk of breast cancer.
Medical conditions related to hormonal abnormalities were investigated in a case-control study of breast cancer among women who attended a screening centre.
Information was obtained by telephone interview regarding physician-diagnosed medical conditions such as thyroid or liver diseases, diabetes, and hypertension, as well as hirsutism, acne, galactorrhoea, and reproductive, menstrual, and gynaecological factors.
Results are presented for 354 cases and 747 controls.
Women with fertility problems who never succeeded in becoming pregnant were at significantly increased breast cancer risk (adjusted odds ratio [OR]=3.5; 95% confidence interval [Cl]:1.1-10.91.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire, Epidémiologie, Homme, Femelle, Hormone, Endocrinopathie, Antécédent, Facteur risque, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Glande mammaire pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Mammary gland, Epidemiology, Human, Female, Hormone, Endocrinopathy, Antecedent, Risk factor, United States, North America, America, Mammary gland diseases
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Cote : 94-0148658
Code Inist : 002B20E02. Création : 199406.