Risk factors and age-incidence relationships for contralateral breast cancer.

@article{Vaittinen2000RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors and age-incidence relationships for contralateral breast cancer.},
  author={Pauli Vaittinen and Kari Hemminki},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2000},
  volume={88 6},
  pages={998-1002}
}
The nation-wide Swedish Family-Cancer Database was used to analyze the risk of contralateral breast cancer among 72,092 women with unilateral breast cancer. Contralateral breast cancer, defined as being diagnosed 6 months or more after the first breast cancer, affected 2,529 women (3.5%). In a young age group the incidence of contralateral breast cancer was 50 times higher than the incidence of first breast cancer; for all contralateral breast cancer the difference was 5-fold. Because only 1… CONTINUE READING

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The nation - wide Swedish Family - Cancer Database was used to analyze the risk of contralateral breast cancer among 72,092 women with unilateral breast cancer .
The nation - wide Swedish Family - Cancer Database was used to analyze the risk of contralateral breast cancer among 72,092 women with unilateral breast cancer .
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