An investigation of breast cancer risk factors in Cyprus: a case control study

@inproceedings{Hadjisavvas2009AnIO,
  title={An investigation of breast cancer risk factors in Cyprus: a case control study},
  author={Andreas Hadjisavvas and Maria A Loizidou and Nicos Middleton and T. Maris Michael and Rena Papachristoforou and Eleni Kakouri and Maria Bosch i Daniel and Panayiotis M. Papadopoulos and Simon Malas and Yiola Marcou and Kyriacos C. Kyriacou},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2009}
}
BackgroundBreast cancer is the most common form of malignancy affecting women worldwide. It is also the leading cancer in females in Cyprus, with approximately 400 new cases diagnosed annually. It is well recognized that genetic variation as well as environmental factors modulate breast cancer risk. The main aim of this study was to assess the strength of associations between recognized risk factors and breast cancer among Cypriot women. This is the first epidemiological investigation on risk… CONTINUE READING
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