Neonatal growth and breast cancer risk in adulthood


Birth size of a woman has been positively associated with her breast cancer risk, particularly before menopause, but no study has investigated neonatal growth in relation to this risk. We conducted a case–control study nested within a population-based cohort of women, born in Sweden between 1901 and 1961, covering all 405 breast cancer patients and 1081 age… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6604702


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