Breast cancer among shift workers: results of the WOLF longitudinal cohort study.

@article{Knutsson2013BreastCA,
  title={Breast cancer among shift workers: results of the WOLF longitudinal cohort study.},
  author={Anders K Knutsson and Lars Alfredsson and Berndt H Karlsson and Torbj{\"o}rn {\AA}kerstedt and Eleonor I M Fransson and P. Joakim Westerholm and Hugo Westerlund},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={170-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate whether shift work (with or without night work) is associated with increased risk of breast cancer. METHODS The population consisted of 4036 women. Data were obtained from WOLF (Work, Lipids, and Fibrinogen), a longitudinal cohort study. Information about baseline characteristics was based on questionnaire responses and medical examination. Cancer incidence from baseline to follow-up was obtained from the national cancer registry. Two… CONTINUE READING

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