Relation of FGFR2 genetic polymorphisms to the association between oral contraceptive use and the risk of breast cancer in Chinese women.

@article{Xu2011RelationOF,
  title={Relation of FGFR2 genetic polymorphisms to the association between oral contraceptive use and the risk of breast cancer in Chinese women.},
  author={Wang Hong Xu and Xiao-ou Shu and Jirong Long and Wei Lu and Qiuyin Cai and Ying Zheng and Y. P. Xiang and Qi Dai and Gen-ming Zhao and Kai Gu and Ping-ping Bao and Yu-tang Gao and Wei Zheng},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={173 8},
  pages={923-31}
}
The fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 gene (FGFR2) has been associated with the risk of breast cancer in multiple ethnic populations, and its effect has been suggested to be hormone-dependent. A large, 2-stage, population-based case-control study was conducted in urban Shanghai, China, during the periods of 1996-1998 and 2002-2005. Exposure and genotyping… CONTINUE READING