Height and weight, mammographic features of breast tissue, and breast cancer risk.

@article{Brisson1984HeightAW,
  title={Height and weight, mammographic features of breast tissue, and breast cancer risk.},
  author={Jacques Brisson and Alan S. Morrison and Daniel B. Kopans and Norman L Sadowsky and Lester Kalisher and J A Twaddle and Jack E. Meyer and Claudia I. Henschke and Philip Z. Cole},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1984},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={371-81}
}
A case-control study was conducted to evaluate the association of body size with morphologic features of breast tissue visible on mammograms, and to analyze the interrelations of these factors with breast cancer risk. The cases were 362 women with newly diagnosed breast cancer identified in 1978-1979 in three large hospital-based xeromammography units in Boston, Massachusetts, and one unit in Livingston, New Jersey. The controls were 686 women referred to these units in the same period for a… CONTINUE READING

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