Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate and Breast Cancer Risk1


It has been suggested that dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and its sulfate ester, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS), have a protec tive effect against breast cancer. In our investigation, DHEAS levels were measured in plasma obtained and frozen in 1972-1974 from 534 women aged 50-79 yr. This group, which has been followed for 15 yr, included 21 incident… (More)


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