Hormones and breast cancer.

  • Published 2004 in Human reproduction update


The incidence of breast cancer in women varies with age, mammary gland mass and exposure to endogenous and exogenous hormones. Age is the single most important factor and if, as projected, 32% of women will be aged >60 years by 2050, world breast cancer incidence will exceed the current 10(6) per year. Hormonal influences that affect growth of the mammary… (More)


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@article{2004HormonesAB, title={Hormones and breast cancer.}, author={}, journal={Human reproduction update}, year={2004}, volume={10 4}, pages={281-93} }