Education and risk of breast cancer in the Norwegian-Swedish women's lifestyle and health cohort study.

@article{Braaten2004EducationAR,
  title={Education and risk of breast cancer in the Norwegian-Swedish women's lifestyle and health cohort study.},
  author={Tonje Braaten and Elisabete Weiderpass and Merethe H Kumle and Hans-olov Adami and Eiliv Lund},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={110 4},
  pages={579-83}
}
A positive relationship between level of education and female breast cancer risk is well supported by scientific evidence, but few previous studies could adjust for all relevant potential confounding factors. The authors' purpose was to examine how risk for breast cancer varies with level of education and to identify factors that explain this variation, using data from a prospective cohort study including 102860 women from Norway and Sweden who responded to an extensive questionnaire in 1991… CONTINUE READING

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