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Hormone Replacement Therapy Regimens and Breast Cancer Risk
OBJECTIVE Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has increased in the United States over the past 2 decades in response to reports of long‐term health benefits. A relationship between HRT and breast… Expand
Prevalence and predictors of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in a population-based study of breast cancer in white and black American women ages 35 to 64 years.
Although well studied in families at high-risk, the roles of mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are poorly understood in breast cancers in the general population, particularly in Black women and… Expand
Reproductive factors and subtypes of breast cancer defined by hormone receptor and histology
Reproductive factors are associated with reduced risk of breast cancer, but less is known about whether there is differential protection against subtypes of breast cancer. Assuming reproductive… Expand
A Population-Based Study of the Quality of Life of Cancer Survivors and Their Family Caregivers
Although survival rates for all cancers continue to increase, few studies have examined the quality of life of both cancer survivors and family caregivers during the survivorship period after… Expand
Use of four biomarkers to evaluate the risk of breast cancer subtypes in the women's contraceptive and reproductive experiences study.
Epidemiologic studies suggest that some hormone-related risk factors in breast cancer differentially influence risk for disease subtypes classified by the status of the estrogen and progesterone… Expand
Relation of regimens of combined hormone replacement therapy to lobular, ductal, and other histologic types of breast carcinoma
The incidence of invasive lobular carcinoma has been increasing among postmenopausal women in some parts of the United States. Part of this may be due to changes in classification over time. However,… Expand
A Case-Control Study of Body Mass Index and Breast Cancer Risk in White and African-American Women
- P. Berstad, R. Coates, +13 authors G. Ursin
- Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
- 25 May 2010
Objective: Large body size has been associated with decreased risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women but with increased risk in postmenopausal women. Limited information is available about… Expand
A case-control study of ovarian cancer in relation to infertility and the use of ovulation-inducing drugs.
- M. A. Rossing, M. Tang, E. Flagg, L. Weiss, K. Wicklund
- American journal of epidemiology
- 1 December 2004
The authors conducted a population-based, case-control study among women aged 35-54 years to assess the influence of infertility and use of ovulation-inducing drugs on ovarian cancer risk. The study… Expand
Oral contraceptives and the risk of breast cancer
The overall literature suggests that women who use oral contraceptives (OCs), or have done so in the previous decade, have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer. Now that more women who took OCs… Expand
Cancer among Arab Americans in the metropolitan Detroit area.
Detroit is home to one of the largest populations of Arab Americans outside of the Middle East, yet little is known about the cancer distribution in this ethnic group. The authors of this study… Expand