Geographic excess of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer.

@article{Benz2003GeographicEO,
  title={Geographic excess of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer.},
  author={Christopher C. Benz and Christina A. Clarke and D Helen Moore},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 12},
  pages={
          1523-7
        }
}
Elevated and more rapidly increasing breast cancer incidence rates have been described for Marin County, California (CA), a homogeneous, high socioeconomic status population for which yearly surveillance is facilitated by its status as a county. The present study evaluates the histology and hormonal phenotype of the excess breast cancer cases occurring in white, non-Hispanic women living in Marin County between 1992 and 2000 and compares them with patterns occurring in the rest of the San… CONTINUE READING

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