Nyctohemeral changes in plasma prolactin levels and their relationship to breast cancer risk.

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The amount of prolactin has been determined in serial blood samples taken over 24 h from 20 pre- and 9 postmenopausal women volunteers. All women had a large increase in prolactin at night (24.00 h-03.00 h). A much smaller rise in prolactin occurred in the evening (18.00 h-20.00 h) which was just significantly different (p less than 0.05) from levels found… (More)

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@article{Wang1984NyctohemeralCI, title={Nyctohemeral changes in plasma prolactin levels and their relationship to breast cancer risk.}, author={De Wang and H E Sturzaker and H G Kwa and Frank Verhofstad and John L. Hayward and Richard D. Bulbrook}, journal={International journal of cancer}, year={1984}, volume={33 5}, pages={629-32} }