Trends in female breast cancer in Connecticut and the United States.

  title={Trends in female breast cancer in Connecticut and the United States.},
  author={Theodore Holford and George C Roush and Lesa McKay},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  volume={44 1},
Trends for female breast cancer were examined by age, period and cohort for the years 1950-1984 in U.S. mortality. Connecticut mortality and Connecticut incidence. Birth cohort patterns were evident for all three sets of data. The results confirm a continuing increase in invasive breast cancer by providing evidence of a strong birth cohort pattern, over a time series of 90 years of birth cohorts. This trend appears to be real for the most part because of the cohort patterns and because there is… CONTINUE READING

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