Determining the main risk factors and high-risk groups of breast cancer using a predictive model for breast cancer risk assessment in South Korea.

@article{Lee2004DeterminingTM,
  title={Determining the main risk factors and high-risk groups of breast cancer using a predictive model for breast cancer risk assessment in South Korea.},
  author={Eun-Ok Lee and Sei-Hyun Ahn and Chunghee You and Dong-Suk Lee and Wonshik Han and Kuk-jin Choe and Dong-Young Noh},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={
          400-6
        }
}
This study was aimed at developing a predictive model for assessing the breast cancer risk of Korean women under the assumption of differences in the risk factors between Westerners and Koreans. The cohort comprised 384 breast cancer patients and 2 control groups: one comprising 166 hospitalized patients and the other comprising 104 nurses and teachers. Two initial models were produced by comparing cases and the 2 control groups, and the final equations were established by selecting highly… CONTINUE READING

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