Central obesity and breast cancer risk: a systematic review.

Abstract

The specific effect of central rather than general obesity on breast cancer risk is not clear. This review examines the relationship between waist and waist-hip ratio (WHR) and risk of breast cancer in pre- and post-menopausal women using all available cohort and case-control data. The databases of the Cochrane Library, Medline, Cancer Lit and Embase were… (More)

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