Birth weight and breast cancer risk.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Exploring whether the positive association between birth weight and breast cancer risk differs by other breast cancer risk factors may help inform speculation about biological mechanism. In these data, high birth weight was associated with breast cancer risk in younger and in more educated women, but was not associated overall.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Troisi, R; Hatch, EE; Titus-Ernstoff, L; Palmer, JR; Hyer, M; Strohsnitter, WC; Robboy, SJ; Kaufman, R; Herbst, A; Adam, E; Hoover, RN

Published Date

  • June 5, 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 94 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 1734 - 1737

PubMed ID

  • 16641898

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2361301

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0007-0920

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/sj.bjc.6603122


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England