Gender of offspring and long-term maternal breast cancer risk

  title={Gender of offspring and long-term maternal breast cancer risk},
  author={Jan Wohlfahrt and Mads Melbye},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  pages={1070 - 1072}
Gender of offspring is influenced by maternal hormonal level during pregnancy, which is blieved to influence the subsequent maternal breast cancer risk. However, analysing national birth and cancer registrations in a cohort of 998 499 women, we found no association between gender of offspring and subsequent breast cancer risk. © 2000 Cancer Research Campaign 

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