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Benign breast tumor and estrogenic hormones: a population-based retrospective study.

Abstract

Histories of the usage of oral contraceptives and other estrogens were obtained from 320 women 20-49 years of age who had pathologically confirmed diagnoses of benign breast disease made at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Maryland, during the period 1968 through 1972. Similar histories were obtained from 320 controls matched for race, sex, age, residence in county, and willingness to participate in a health survey. No association could be found between oral contraceptive usage and benign breast tumor. The use of other estrogens, notably diethylstilbestrol, was significantly related to the presence of benign breast disease.

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    American journal of epidemiology 103:5 1976 May pg 439-44

    MeSH

    Adenofibroma
    Adult
    Breast Diseases
    Breast Neoplasms
    Contraceptives, Oral
    Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal
    Cysts
    Diethylstilbestrol
    Estrogens
    Estrogens, Conjugated (USP)
    Female
    Humans
    Middle Aged
    Retrospective Studies

    Pub Type(s)

    Journal Article
    Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    179318

    Citation

    Nomura, A, and G W. Comstock. "Benign Breast Tumor and Estrogenic Hormones: a Population-based Retrospective Study." American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 103, no. 5, 1976, pp. 439-44.
    Nomura A, Comstock GW. Benign breast tumor and estrogenic hormones: a population-based retrospective study. Am J Epidemiol. 1976;103(5):439-44.
    Nomura, A., & Comstock, G. W. (1976). Benign breast tumor and estrogenic hormones: a population-based retrospective study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 103(5), pp. 439-44.
    Nomura A, Comstock GW. Benign Breast Tumor and Estrogenic Hormones: a Population-based Retrospective Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1976;103(5):439-44. PubMed PMID: 179318.
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