Association of paternal age at birth and the risk of breast cancer in offspring: a case control study

@article{Choi2005AssociationOP,
  title={Association of paternal age at birth and the risk of breast cancer in offspring: a case control study},
  author={Ji-Yeob Choi and Kyoung-Mu Lee and Sue Kyung Park and Dong Young Noh and Sei Hyun Ahn and Keun-young Yoo and Daehee Kang},
  journal={BMC Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={143 - 143}
}
Older paternal age may increase the germ cell mutation rate in the offspring. Maternal age may also mediate in utero exposure to pregnancy hormones in the offspring. To evaluate the association between paternal and maternal age at birth with the risk of breast cancer in female offspring, a case-control study was conducted in Korea. Histologically confirmed breast cancer cases (n = 1,011) and controls (n = 1,011) with no present or previous history of cancer, matched on year of birth and… CONTINUE READING
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