Relationship between age maximum height is attained, age at menarche, and age at first full-term birth and breast cancer risk.

@article{Li2007RelationshipBA,
  title={Relationship between age maximum height is attained, age at menarche, and age at first full-term birth and breast cancer risk.},
  author={Christopher I. Li and Alyson J Littman and Emily White},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={2144-9}
}
Several pubertal and reproductive events are well established risk factors for breast cancer. Age maximum height attained is an understudied potential breast cancer risk factor that may affect risk through mechanisms different from those of other pubertal and reproductive events. We assessed the relationships between different pubertal/reproductive events and risk of different types of breast cancer in a prospective cohort of 27,536 women. Women were recruited between 2000 and 2002 and… CONTINUE READING