The permanent effect of reproductive events on blood prolactin levels and its relation to breast cancer risk: a population study of postmenopausal women.

@article{Wang1988ThePE,
  title={The permanent effect of reproductive events on blood prolactin levels and its relation to breast cancer risk: a population study of postmenopausal women.},
  author={Dennis Yingquan Wang and Bianca Lucia De Stavola and Richard D. Bulbrook and Diane S. Allen and Halina Kwa and A. A. Verstraeten and Jesse W. Moore and Ian S. Fentiman and John Hayward and I. H. Gravelle},
  journal={European journal of cancer & clinical oncology},
  year={1988},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={1225-31}
}
In each of two population-based studies conducted on the Island of Guernsey between 1967-1976 and 1977-1984, respectively, single specimens of blood were taken from over 5000 normal women. From these two studies there were 1173 and 946 postmenopausal women in whom blood prolactin was determined and multivariate analysis was used to establish the association between blood prolactin concentration and possible determinants of risk of breast cancer. Since prolactin levels were log-normally… CONTINUE READING