Breast Enlargement and Reduction: Results from a Breast Cancer Case‐Control Study

@article{Brinton1996BreastEA,
  title={Breast Enlargement and Reduction: Results from a Breast Cancer Case‐Control Study},
  author={L. Brinton and K. Malone and R. Coates and J. Schoenberg and C. Swanson and J. Daling and J. Stanford},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={97},
  pages={269–275}
}
  • L. Brinton, K. Malone, +4 authors J. Stanford
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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