A prospective study of smoking and breast cancer risk among African-American women

  title={A prospective study of smoking and breast cancer risk among African-American women},
  author={Lynn Rosenberg and Deborah A. Boggs and Traci N. Bethea and Lauren A Wise and Lucile L Adams-Campbell and J R Palmer},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
Active smoking and passive smoking have been associated with increased risk of breast cancer. The purpose of the present study was to prospectively assess associations of smoking with breast cancer and identify subgroups at higher risk among African-American women. Based on 1,377 incident cases identified during 14 years of follow-up in the Black Women’s Health Study, we assessed active and passive smoking in relation to breast cancer incidence by menopausal status, estrogen receptor status… CONTINUE READING
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