Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Risk : The NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study , 1971 – 1975 to 19921

@inproceedings{John1999VitaminDA,
  title={Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Risk : The NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study , 1971 – 1975 to 19921},
  author={Esther M John and Gary G Schwartz and Darlene M. Dreon and Jocelyn Koo},
  year={1999}
}
We analyzed data from the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study to test the hypothesis that vitamin D from sunlight exposure, diet, and supplements reduces the risk of breast cancer. We identified 190 women with incident breast cancer from a cohort of 5009 white women who completed the dermatological examination and 24-h dietary recall conducted from 1971–1974 and who were followed up to 1992. Using Cox proportional hazards regression, we estimated… CONTINUE READING

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