C-reactive protein and postmenopausal breast cancer risk: results from the E3N cohort study

@article{Dossus2014CreactivePA,
  title={C-reactive protein and postmenopausal breast cancer risk: results from the E3N cohort study},
  author={Laure Dossus and A{\'i}da Jim{\'e}nez-Corona and Isabelle Romieu and Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault and Anne Boutten and Thi{\'e}rry Dupr{\'e} and Guy Fagherazzi and Francoise Clavel-Chapelon and Sylvie Mesrine},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2014},
  volume={25},
  pages={533-539}
}
C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of low-grade inflammation, has been associated with breast cancer risk, but results are scarce and inconsistent. A case–control study nested within the E3N prospective cohort included 549 postmenopausal breast cancer cases and 1,040 matched controls, all free of breast cancer at baseline. Serum levels of CRP were measured in samples collected between 1995 and 1999. Unconditional logistic regression models were used to evaluate the association between CRP and… CONTINUE READING

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