Smoking and risk of breast cancer in the Generations Study cohort

@inproceedings{Jones2017SmokingAR,
  title={Smoking and risk of breast cancer in the Generations Study cohort},
  author={Michael E. Jones and Minouk J Schoemaker and Lauren B Wright and Alan Ashworth and Anthony J Swerdlow},
  booktitle={Breast Cancer Research},
  year={2017}
}
BackgroundPlausible biological reasons exist regarding why smoking could affect breast cancer risk, but epidemiological evidence is inconsistent.MethodsWe used serial questionnaire information from the Generations Study cohort (United Kingdom) to estimate HRs for breast cancer in relation to smoking adjusted for potentially confounding factors, including alcohol intake.ResultsAmong 102,927 women recruited 2003–2013, with an average of 7.7 years of follow-up, 1815 developed invasive breast… CONTINUE READING

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