Lactation and breast cancer risk.

  title={Lactation and breast cancer risk.},
  author={Helena F Furberg and Beth Newman and Patricia G. Moorman and Robert C. Millikan},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={28 3},
BACKGROUND Data from the Carolina Breast Cancer Study, a population-based, case-control study of breast cancer in African-American and white women residents of North Carolina, were evaluated to determine whether specific aspects of lactation are associated with a reduction in the risk of breast cancer. METHODS Analyses included 751 parous cases and 742 parous controls frequency-matched on age and race. Information on lactation, reproductive history, lifestyle characteristics and family… CONTINUE READING

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