Published in Cancer Weekly, December 17th, 2002
Cancers of the lining of the womb (endometrium) and breast share some of the same reproductive, hormonal, and lifestyle risk factors. The evidence for a genetic link between the two types of cancer has so far been inconclusive.
But a team from the U.S. National Cancer Institute and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, investigated whether women who had a family history of breast cancer were more likely to develop endometrial cancer than women with...
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