Active and passive cigarette smoking and breast cancer risk: results from the EPIC cohort.

  title={Active and passive cigarette smoking and breast cancer risk: results from the EPIC cohort.},
  author={Laure Dossus and Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault and Rudolf Kaaks and Inger Torhild Gram and Alice Vilier and B{\'e}atrice Fervers and Jonas Manjer and Anne Tjonneland and Anja Olsen and Kim Overvad and Jenny Chang-Claude and H. B{\"o}ing and Annika Steffen and Antonia Trichopoulou and Pagona Lagiou and Maria Sarantopoulou and Domenico Palli and Franco Berrino and Rosario Tumino and Paolo Vineis and Amalia Mattiello and Hendrik Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita and Franzel J B van Duijnhoven and Marieke F Bakker and P. H. Peeters and Elisabete Weiderpass and Eivind Bjerkaas and Tonje Braaten and Virginia Rodriguez Menendez and Antonio Agudo and M P{\'e}rez S{\'a}nchez and Pilar Amiano and M D Tormo and Aurelio Barricarte and Salma Tun{\aa} Butt and Kay-tee Khaw and Nicholas J Wareham and Timothy J Key and Ruth C. Travis and Sabina Rinaldi and Valerie Ann McCormack and Isabelle Romieu and David G. Cox and Teresa Norat and Elio Riboli and Francoise Clavel-Chapelon},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={134 8},
Recent cohort studies suggest that increased breast cancer risks were associated with longer smoking duration, higher pack-years and a dose-response relationship with increasing pack-years of smoking between menarche and first full-term pregnancy (FFTP). Studies with comprehensive quantitative life-time measures of passive smoking suggest an association between passive smoking dose and breast cancer risk. We conducted a study within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and… CONTINUE READING


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