Bone mineral density and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer

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To determine if higher bone mineral density (BMD) is a risk factor for breast cancer in women age 50 years and older. 37,860 women ≥50-year old with no previous breast cancer diagnosis had baseline BMD assessment between January 1999 and December 2007. Cox proportional hazards models were created for time to a new breast cancer as a function of lumbar spine… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10549-010-1138-y

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