Metabolic disorders and breast cancer risk (United States)

  title={Metabolic disorders and breast cancer risk (United States)},
  author={John A. Baron and Elisabete Weiderpass and Polly A Newcomb and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Linda T Titus-Ernstoff and Kathleen M. Egan and E. Robert Greenberg},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
Objective: To clarify the hormonal context of breast cancer etiology we used data from a large, population-based case–control study to investigate the relationship between breast cancer risk and a history of diabetes mellitus, disorders associated with estrogen stimulation (uterine fibroids, endometriosis, gallstones), and disorders associated with androgen stimulation (acne, hirsutism, and polycystic ovaries). Methods: Breast cancer patients between 50 and 75 years old were identified from… CONTINUE READING