Pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies on height, weight, and breast cancer risk.

@article{Brandt2000PooledAO,
  title={Pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies on height, weight, and breast cancer risk.},
  author={Piet A van den Brandt and Donna Spiegelman and S S Yaun and H. O. Adami and Larry Beeson and Aaron R Folsom and Gary E Fraser and R Alexandra Goldbohm and Saxon Graham and Larry H. Kushi and James Arthur Robert Marshall and Anthony B. Miller and Thomas Rohan and Stephanie A. Smith-Warner and Frank E. Speizer and Walter C Willett and Alicja Wolk and David J. Hunter},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={152 6},
  pages={514-27}
}
The association between anthropometric indices and the risk of breast cancer was analyzed using pooled data from seven prospective cohort studies. Together, these cohorts comprise 337,819 women and 4,385 incident invasive breast cancer cases. In multivariate analyses controlling for reproductive, dietary, and other risk factors, the pooled relative risk (RR) of breast cancer per height increment of 5 cm was 1.02 (95% confidence interval (CI): 0.96, 1.10) in premenopausal women and 1.07 (95% CI… CONTINUE READING
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