Cancer mortality in relatives of women with breast cancer: the OPCS Study. Office of Population Censuses and Surveys.

@article{Peto1996CancerMI,
  title={Cancer mortality in relatives of women with breast cancer: the OPCS Study. Office of Population Censuses and Surveys.},
  author={Julian Peto and Douglas F. Easton and Fiona E. Matthews and Deborah Ford and Anthony J Swerdlow},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1996},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={275-83}
}
Mortality from cancer and other causes in male and female first-degree relatives of women with breast cancer diagnosed before age 60 has been examined in a large population-based cohort study, providing estimates of familial risks free from ascertainment or recall bias. Relatives of 3,295 patients with breast cancer diagnosed in the UK between 1954 and 1981 were identified through a register of households established in 1939. The 11,678 first-degree relatives thus identified were followed up… CONTINUE READING

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