Of cup and bra size: Reply to a prospective study of breast size and premenopausal breast cancer incidence

@article{Ringberg2006OfCA,
  title={Of cup and bra size: Reply to a prospective study of breast size and premenopausal breast cancer incidence},
  author={Anita Ringberg and Erika B{\aa}geman and Carsten Rose and Christian Ingvar and Helena Jernstr{\"o}m},
  journal={International Journal of Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={119}
}
Dear Sir, We read with interest the article ‘‘A prospective study of breast size and premenopausal breast cancer incidence’’ by Kusano et al. Their main finding was that larger bra cup size at a young age was associated with a higher incidence of premenopausal breast cancer, though this association was limited to leaner women. The cup sizes were divided into the four categories ‘‘A or smaller’’, ‘‘B’’, ‘‘C’’, ‘‘D or larger’’. The authors did not take into account the rib cage circumference… 

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