Clinical stage of breast cancer by parity, age at birth, and time since birth: a progressive effect of pregnancy hormones?

@article{Albrektsen2006ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical stage of breast cancer by parity, age at birth, and time since birth: a progressive effect of pregnancy hormones?},
  author={Grethe Albrektsen and Ivar Heuch and Steinar Osterb{\"o} Thoresen and Gunnar Kv{\aa}le},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={65-9}
}
Breast cancer diagnosed during pregnancy or 1 to 2 years after birth often occurs at a late stage. Little is known about tumor characteristics in the high-risk period shortly after a childbirth. We here explore whether stage of disease differs according to timing of births. Results are based on 22,351 Norwegian breast cancer patients of parity 0 to 5, ages 20 to 74 years. The proportion of stage II to IV tumors was considerably higher among parous than nulliparous women at age <30 years (52.7… CONTINUE READING

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