A review of body size and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and African American women.

@article{Sexton2011ARO,
  title={A review of body size and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and African American women.},
  author={Krystal R Sexton and Louisa Franzini and Rena Sue Day and Abenaa M. Brewster and Sally W. Vernon and Melissa L Bondy},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={117 23},
  pages={5271-81}
}
Obesity is an epidemic in the United States, especially among Hispanics and African Americans. Studies of obesity and breast cancer risk have been conducted primarily in non-Hispanic whites. There have been few studies of the association between body mass index (BMI) or weight gain and the risk of breast cancer in minorities, and the results have been inconsistent. Because most studies are conducted primarily in non-Hispanic whites, the etiology of breast cancer in minorities is not well… CONTINUE READING

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