The role of reproductive and menstrual factors in cancer of the breast before and after menopause.

@article{Talamini1996TheRO,
  title={The role of reproductive and menstrual factors in cancer of the breast before and after menopause.},
  author={Renato Talamini and Silvia Franceschi and Carlo la Vecchia and Eva Negri and L Borsa and Maurizio Montella and Fabio Falcini and Ettore Conti and Cosmo Rossi},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={1996},
  volume={32A 2},
  pages={
          303-10
        }
}
The aim of the study was to elucidate the role of reproductive and menstrual factors in the aetiology of breast cancer, overall and by menopausal status. A cooperative case-control study was conducted between 1991 and 1994 in six different Italian areas (including three from the centre and the south). The study included 2569 histologically confirmed incident cases of breast cancer (median age 55 years, range 23-78 years) and 2588 control women (median age 56 years, range 20-79 years) admitted… CONTINUE READING