Adipose organochlorine concentrations and risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal Danish women.

@article{RaaschouNielsen2005AdiposeOC,
  title={Adipose organochlorine concentrations and risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal Danish women.},
  author={Ole Raaschou-Nielsen and Mari{\'a}n Pav{\'u}k and Alain Leblanc and Pierre Dumas and Jean Philippe Weber and Anja Olsen and Anne Tj\onneland and Kim Overvad and J\orgen H Olsen},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={67-74}
}
OBJECTIVE Exposure to environmental organochlorines has been examined as a potential risk factor for human breast cancer with mixed results. Our purpose was to examine associations between organochlorines and the development of breast cancer in a large prospective study using stored adipose tissue. METHODS We conducted a nested case-control study of 409 postmenopausal women who developed breast cancer and 409 controls selected from the 29,875 women enrolled in the Danish Diet, Cancer, and… CONTINUE READING

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