Second cancer following cancer of the breast in Connecticut, 1935-82.

@article{Harvey1985SecondCF,
  title={Second cancer following cancer of the breast in Connecticut, 1935-82.},
  author={Elizabeth B. Harvey and Louise A Brinton},
  journal={National Cancer Institute monograph},
  year={1985},
  volume={68},
  pages={99-112}
}
Among 41,109 women diagnosed with breast cancer between 1935 and 1982 in Connecticut, 3,984 developed a second cancer, whereas 2,426 were expected [relative risk (RR) = 1.64; 95% CI = 1.6-1.7]. This increased risk persisted for 30 years and was highest in women under 55 years of age at the time of breast cancer diagnosis. Second primary breast cancers (RR = 3.0) accounted for almost one-half of all new neoplasms. However, if subsequent breast cancers were excluded, the risk for all other second… CONTINUE READING
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