Prolonged breastfeeding reduces risk of breast cancer in Sri Lankan women: a case-control study.

@article{Silva2010ProlongedBR,
  title={Prolonged breastfeeding reduces risk of breast cancer in Sri Lankan women: a case-control study.},
  author={Malintha De Silva and Upul Senarath and Mangala Gunatilake and Dilani Lokuhetty},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={267-73}
}
GOAL To assess the association between duration of breastfeeding and the risk of breast cancer in Sri Lankan women. METHODS We conducted a case-control study in women aged 30-64 years in selected health care facilities in the Western province. A total of 100 recent cases of breast cancer (histologically confirmed) and 203 controls (age and parity matched… CONTINUE READING