Abuse victimization and risk of breast cancer in the Black Women’s Health Study

  title={Abuse victimization and risk of breast cancer in the Black Women’s Health Study},
  author={Lauren A Wise and J R Palmer and Deborah A. Boggs and Lucile L Adams-Campbell and Lynn Rosenberg},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
Few studies have examined the relation between abuse victimization and breast cancer, and results have been inconclusive. Using data from 35,728 participants in the Black Women’s Health Study, we conducted multivariable Cox regression to estimate incidence rate ratios (IRRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for the association of abuse across the life span (childhood, adolescence, and adulthood) with breast cancer. Incident breast cancer diagnoses were reported during 1995–2009, and abuse… CONTINUE READING
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