Is the relationship between childbearing and cancer incidence due to biology or lifestyle? Examples of the importance of using data on men.

@article{Kravdal1995IsTR,
  title={Is the relationship between childbearing and cancer incidence due to biology or lifestyle? Examples of the importance of using data on men.},
  author={Oystein Kravdal},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={477-84}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have documented significant relationships between a woman's reproductive career and her risk of developing certain types of cancer. This can be due to biological processes triggered by pregnancy or various other factors that are influenced by or are influencing family size. In this paper it is discussed how data on men can be used to gain insight into the nature of the cancer-parity relationship. METHODS Hazard regression models for cancer incidence are estimated on… CONTINUE READING