Hysterectomy, oophorectomy in premenopause, and risk of breast cancer.

  title={Hysterectomy, oophorectomy in premenopause, and risk of breast cancer.},
  author={Fabio Parazzini and Claudia Braga and Carlo La La Vecchia and Eva Negri and S. Acerboni and Silvia Franceschi},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={90 3},
OBJECTIVE To analyze the risk of breast cancer in women who underwent pelvic surgery in premenopause using data from two case-control studies conducted between 1983 and 1994 in six Italian centers. METHODS Subjects were 5984 women with histologically confirmed breast cancer diagnosed within the year before interview who were admitted to the major teaching and general hospitals in the areas included in the studies. Controls were 5504 women who resided in the same geographic areas and were… CONTINUE READING

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