Ethnicity-related variation in breast cancer risk factors.

  title={Ethnicity-related variation in breast cancer risk factors.},
  author={Leslie Bernstein and Cayla R. Teal and Sue A. Joslyn and Jerome Wilson},
  volume={97 1 Suppl},
BACKGROUND A variety of factors are predictors of breast cancer risk. However, the studies conducted to establish these risk factors have rarely included African American women. The few studies with sufficient numbers of African-American women suggest that risk factors for breast cancer among African-American women are similar to those of white women. Although risk factors may be similar for African-American and white women, differences in the prevalence of risk factors may explain the… CONTINUE READING


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