Alcohol and risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women: an analysis of etiological heterogeneity by multiple tumor characteristics.

@article{Falk2014AlcoholAR,
  title={Alcohol and risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women: an analysis of etiological heterogeneity by multiple tumor characteristics.},
  author={Roni T Falk and Paige Maas and Catherine Schairer and Nilanjan Chatterjee and Jerome Mabie and Christopher R. Cunningham and Saundra S. Buys and Claudine Isaacs and Regina G Ziegler},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={180 7},
  pages={
          705-17
        }
}
Alcohol consumption is an established risk factor for breast cancer. Whether associations vary by specific tumor characteristics independent of other characteristics is unclear. We evaluated the association between alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial cohort (54,562 women aged 55-74 years recruited at 10 US screening centers between 1993 and 2001; median follow-up, 8.9 years; 1,905 invasive breast cancer cases). Hazard… CONTINUE READING
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