Factors associated with the risk of second primary breast cancer: an analysis of data from the Connecticut Tumor Registry.

@article{Horn1987FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with the risk of second primary breast cancer: an analysis of data from the Connecticut Tumor Registry.},
  author={Prof. Dr. L.-C. Horn and W. Douglas Thompson and Stephen M Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of chronic diseases},
  year={1987},
  volume={40 11},
  pages={1003-11}
}
To examine further the epidemiology of contralateral primary breast cancer, a case-control analysis, utilizing information available from the Connecticut Tumor Registry, was conducted. Recent cases of second primary breast cancer were compared to control women who had survived a first breast cancer but had not developed a second. Three hundred and thirty eight incident cases of contralateral breast cancer diagnosed between 1979 and 1982 were identified and compared with an equal number of… CONTINUE READING

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