Occupational physical activity and breast cancer risk in the upper Cape Cod cancer incidence study.

@article{Coogan1999OccupationalPA,
  title={Occupational physical activity and breast cancer risk in the upper Cape Cod cancer incidence study.},
  author={Patricia F. Coogan and Ann Aschengrau},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={279-85}
}
BACKGROUND In several epidemiological studies, breast cancer risk has been reduced among women who reported high levels of occupational or leisure-time physical activity. We used data from a population-based case control study to evaluate the effect of occupational physical activity on breast cancer risk. METHODS Two hundred-thirty three incident cases of breast cancer and 670 controls or their next of kin were interviewed for information on breast cancer risk factors and a complete job… CONTINUE READING