Height, sitting height, and leg length in relation with breast cancer risk in the E3N cohort.

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BACKGROUND If height is a well-established risk factor for breast cancer, leg length and sitting height are usually considered as better candidate biomarkers of growth hormone exposure than height, respectively, in pre- and postpuberty. METHODS Risk of breast cancer associated with quartiles of height, sitting height, and leg length were estimated in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-12-0130

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@article{Fagherazzi2012HeightSH, title={Height, sitting height, and leg length in relation with breast cancer risk in the E3N cohort.}, author={Guy Fagherazzi and Alice Vilier and Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault and Francoise Clavel-Chapelon and Sylvie Mesrine}, journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology}, year={2012}, volume={21 7}, pages={1171-5} }