Exposure to Breast Milk in Infancy and Risk of Adult Breast Cancer: A Summary of the Evidence

@inproceedings{Wise2013ExposureTB,
  title={Exposure to Breast Milk in Infancy and Risk of Adult Breast Cancer: A Summary of the Evidence},
  author={Lauren A Wise and Linda J. Titus},
  year={2013}
}
There has been considerable interest in the health-related benefits of breastfeeding for the infant. While there are many established short-term benefits of breastfeeding for infant nutrition and health [1], the potential long-term benefits regarding chronic disease and cancer morbidity in adulthood, including risk of breast cancer, are still unclear. In this chapter, we review the epidemiologic evidence regarding the association between being breastfed in infancy and risk of short-term and… CONTINUE READING