Exogenous estrogens and other factors in the epidemiology of breast cancer.

@article{Kelsey1981ExogenousEA,
  title={Exogenous estrogens and other factors in the epidemiology of breast cancer.},
  author={Jennifer L. Kelsey and Diana B. Fischer and Theodore Holford and Virginia A. LiVoisi and E D Mostow and Ira S. Goldenberg and Chad White},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1981},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={
          327-33
        }
}
In a hospital-based case-control study of the epidemiology of breast cancer undertaken in Connecticut from 1977 to 1979, there was no evidence of an increase in risk for breast cancer among women who had used oral contraceptives or estrogen-replacement therapy. In fact, there was some suggestion of a decrease in risk for breast cancer with increasing length of use of oral contraceptives. Higher than average risks were found among women who had never give birth to a child, women with a late age… CONTINUE READING

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