Weight Gain and Alcohol Drinking Associations with Breast Cancer Risk in Japanese Postmenopausal Women - Results from the Japan Collaborative Cohort (JACC) Study.

@article{Nitta2016WeightGA,
  title={Weight Gain and Alcohol Drinking Associations with Breast Cancer Risk in Japanese Postmenopausal Women - Results from the Japan Collaborative Cohort (JACC) Study.},
  author={Junichi Nitta and Masanori Nojima and Hirofumi Ohnishi and Mitsuru Mori and Kenji Wakai and Sadao Suzuki and Yoshihisa Fujino and Yingsong Lin and Koji Tamakoshi and Akiko Tamakoshi},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2016},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={1437-43}
}
BACKGROUND We investigated four factors, height, weight gain since age 20, physical activity, and alcohol drinking, for associations with risk of breast cancer (BC) according to menopausal status, using the latest data of the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study (JACC Study). MATERIALS AND METHODS We confined the analysis to 24 areas available of cancer incidence information, excluding women with a previous diagnosis of BC. Baseline data were collected from 38,610 (9,367 premenopausal, and 29,243… CONTINUE READING

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