Influence of selected lifestyle factors on breast and ovarian cancer risk in BRCA1 mutation carriers from Poland

@article{Gronwald2005InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of selected lifestyle factors on breast and ovarian cancer risk in BRCA1 mutation carriers from Poland},
  author={Jacek Gronwald and Tomasz Byrski and Tomasz Huzarski and Cezary Cybulski and Ping Sun and Anna Tulman and Steven A Narod and Jan A. Lubiński},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2005},
  volume={95},
  pages={105-109}
}
It has been estimated that the lifetime risk of breast cancer among women who inherit a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation is as high as 80%, and the risk estimates for ovarian cancer range from 15 to 40%. Several environmental and lifestyle factors are believed to contribute to the development of breast cancer in the general population and it is of interest to establish if these factors operate among mutation carriers as well. To evaluate the effects of age of menarche, parity, breast-feeding… CONTINUE READING
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