Epidemiologic and molecular risk factors for contralateral breast cancer among young women

@article{Li2003EpidemiologicAM,
  title={Epidemiologic and molecular risk factors for contralateral breast cancer among young women},
  author={Christopher I. Li and Kathleen E. Malone and Peggy L. Porter and Janet R. Daling},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={89},
  pages={513 - 518}
}
  • Christopher I. Li, Kathleen E. Malone, +1 author Janet R. Daling
  • Published in British Journal of Cancer 2003
  • Medicine
  • Women diagnosed with a first breast cancer before the age of 45 years have a greater than 5.0-fold risk of developing a second primary contralateral breast cancer (CBC) than women in the general population have of developing a first breast cancer. Identifying epidemiologic or molecular factors that influence CBC risk could aid in the development of new strategies for the management of these patients. A total of 1285 participants in two case–control studies conducted in Seattle, Washington, who… CONTINUE READING

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