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Emerging Trends in Family History of Breast Cancer and Associated Risk.

08:00 EDT 6th October 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Emerging Trends in Family History of Breast Cancer and Associated Risk."

Increase in breast cancer incidence associated with mammography screening diffusion may have attenuated risk associations between family history and breast cancer.

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Name: Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
ISSN: 1538-7755
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