General epidemiology of breast cancer in northern Italy.

  title={General epidemiology of breast cancer in northern Italy.},
  author={Carlo la Vecchia and Adriano Decarli and Fabio Parazzini and Alfonso Gentile and Eva Negri and Gaetano Cecchetti and Silvia Franceschi},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={16 3},
The role of the major identified risk factors for breast cancer was assessed using data from a hospital-based case-control study conducted in Northern Italy on 1108 women with histologically confirmed breast cancer and 1281 control subjects with a spectrum of acute conditions unrelated to any of the established or potential risk factors for breast disease… CONTINUE READING