Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 27th, 1998
According to the study, women in particular occupations, such as teaching and nursing, were not at increased risk of dying from breast cancer. The findings were reported in the July 15, 1998, issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology.
A 1993 study (Rubin et al., Amer J Public Health, 1993;83:1311-15) suggested that teachers had twice the risk of dying of breast cancer than other women; this study prompted significant concern because of the magnitude of the suggested increased risk and because...
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