Breast cancer risk by age at birth, time since birth and time intervals between births: exploring interaction effects

@article{Albrektsen2005BreastCR,
  title={Breast cancer risk by age at birth, time since birth and time intervals between births: exploring interaction effects},
  author={Grethe Albrektsen and Ivar Heuch and Svein Arne Jervell Hansen and Gunnar Kv{\aa}le},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={92},
  pages={167 - 175}
}
In a Norwegian, prospective study we investigated breast cancer risk in relation to age at, and time since, childbirth, and whether the timing of births modified the risk pattern after delivery. A total of 23 890 women of parity 5 or less were diagnosed with breast cancer during follow-up of 1.7 million women at ages 20–74 years. Results, based on Poisson regression analyses of person-years at risk, showed long-term protective effects of the first, as well as subsequent, pregnancies and that… CONTINUE READING

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