Etiologic factors for male breast cancer in the U.S. Veterans Affairs medical care system database

@article{Brinton2009EtiologicFF,
  title={Etiologic factors for male breast cancer in the U.S. Veterans Affairs medical care system database},
  author={Louise A Brinton and Joseph D. Carreon and Gretchen L. Gierach and Katherine A McGlynn and Gloria Gridley},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2009},
  volume={119},
  pages={185-192}
}
The etiology of male breast cancer is largely unknown, reflecting its relative rarity. Although a number of previous studies have suggested relationships with a variety of medical conditions, the results have largely derived from case–control studies and may reflect recall biases. Within the large U.S. Veterans Affairs computerized medical care system database, we had the opportunity to access 26 million hospital discharge records over the period 1969–1996 and to relate various documented… CONTINUE READING

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