Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 23rd, 2006
"Epidemiology of breast cancer has identified early age at menarche, late first pregnancy, low parity and late menopause as risk factors, but in addition genetic factors, height, weight and living in western countries play a significant role. The international variation in incidence is almost exclusively due to non-genetic factors," researchers at the University of Utrecht asserted.
F. de Waard and J.H. Thijssen noted, "Hypotheses in prevention-oriented research are reviewed [in our report]:
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