Adeyinka F Ademola

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Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified 36 loci associated with body mass index (BMI), predominantly in populations of European ancestry. We conducted a meta-analysis to examine the association of >3.2 million SNPs with BMI in 39,144 men and women of African ancestry and followed up the most significant associations in an additional 32,268(More)
BACKGROUND Modified radical mastectomy remains the standard therapeutic surgical operation for breast cancer in most parts of the world. This retrospective study reviews mastectomy for management of breast cancer in a surgical oncology division over a ten year period. METHODS We reviewed the case records of consecutive breast cancer patients who underwent(More)
BACKGROUND The breast cancer (BC) risk profiles of African women differ significantly from those of women of European ancestry. African women are younger at the age of onset and tend to have high parity. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between full-term pregnancy (FTP) and the risk of BC. METHODS A case-control study was(More)
BACKGROUND Alcohol drinking is linked to the development of breast cancer. However, there is little knowledge about the impact of alcohol consumption on breast cancer risk among African women. METHODS We conducted a case-control study among 2,138 women with invasive breast cancer and 2,589 controls in Nigeria, Cameroon, and Uganda from 1998 to 2013. A(More)
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