Body size, physical activity, and breast cancer hormone receptor status: results from two case-control studies.

@article{Enger2000BodySP,
  title={Body size, physical activity, and breast cancer hormone receptor status: results from two case-control studies.},
  author={Shelley M. Enger and R K Ronald K Ross and Annlia Paganini-Hill and Catherine L Carpenter and Leslie Bernstein},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 7},
  pages={681-7}
}
We evaluated whether our previous reports of increased postmenopausal breast cancer risk with higher body mass index (BMI) or of reduced premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer risk with higher physical activity levels varied according to the tumor's estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) status. Participants enrolled in either of two population-based case-control studies in Los Angeles County, California: one of premenopausal women (ages < or = 40 years), and one of… CONTINUE READING

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