Influence of exogenous estrogens, proliferative breast disease, and other variables on breast cancer risk.

@article{Dupont1989InfluenceOE,
  title={Influence of exogenous estrogens, proliferative breast disease, and other variables on breast cancer risk.},
  author={William D. Dupont and David L. Page and Lowell W Rogers and Fritz F. Parl},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1989},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={948-57}
}
The authors reevaluated 10,366 consecutive breast biopsy specimens of benign lesions performed between 1950 and 1968. Follow-up information was obtained on 3303 women with a median duration of follow-up of 17 years. This sample contained 84% of the patients originally selected for follow-up. The relative risk (RR) of developing breast cancer was 0.98 for women who took exogenous estrogens as compared to 1.8 for women who did not. Exogenous estrogens lowered the observed breast cancer risk in… CONTINUE READING

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