Life-course body size and perimenopausal mammographic parenchymal patterns in the MRC 1946 British birth cohort

@article{McCormack2003LifecourseBS,
  title={Life-course body size and perimenopausal mammographic parenchymal patterns in the MRC 1946 British birth cohort},
  author={Valerie Ann McCormack and Isabel M dos Santos Silva and B L De Stavola and Nicholas M. Perry and Sarah J. Vinnicombe and Anthony J Swerdlow and Rebecca Hardy and Diana Kuh},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={89},
  pages={852 - 859}
}
Dense mammographic parenchymal patterns are associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. Certain features of body size have been found to be associated with breast cancer risk, but less is known about their relation to breast density. We investigated the association of birth size, childhood growth and life-course changes in body size with Wolfe grade in 1298 perimenopausal women from a British cohort of women born in 1946. The cohort benefits from repeated measures of body size in… CONTINUE READING

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