Tubal sterilization and risk of breast cancer mortality in US women

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Objective: To investigate the hypothesis that tubal sterilization is associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer. Methods: We examined this hypothesis in a large prospective study of US adults. After 14 years of mortality follow-up, 3837 deaths from breast cancer were observed in a cohort of 619,199 women who were cancer-free at study entry in 1982… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1008914209146

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