The changes in female physical and childbearing characteristics in china and potential association with risk of breast cancer

@inproceedings{Zhang2012TheCI,
  title={The changes in female physical and childbearing characteristics in china and potential association with risk of breast cancer},
  author={Qiang Zhang and Liyuan Liu and Fei Wang and Kun Mu and Zhigang Yu},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND There has been a sharp increase in the incidence of breast cancer in China in recent years. A number of female physical characteristics, such as age at menarche, menopause, first birth and the duration of breastfeeding, have been linked to breast cancer, yet data on these factors in Chinese women is largely missing both for aggregate and age-specific data. Thus, the objective of this study was to explore changes in female menstrual and childbearing characteristics as a possible… CONTINUE READING
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