Published in Cancer Weekly, May 24th, 2005
L.A. Garcia Rodriguez and Antonio Gonzalez-Perez, Spanish Center for Pharmacoepidemiologic Research in Madrid, tried to replicate results of a "recent nested case-control study [that found] increasing use of antibiotics was associated with a significantly elevated risk of breast cancer."
The current research had "a similar study design using the General Practice Research Database in the United Kingdom. Women aged 30-79 years who were registered in the database between January 1995 and December 2001 comprised the study cohort. A total of 3,708 women with incident cases of breast...
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