Quantifying mediating effects of endogenous estrogen and insulin in the relation between obesity, alcohol consumption, and breast cancer
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Increased exposure to endogenous estrogen and/or insulin may partly explain the relationship of obesity, physical inactivity, and alcohol consumption and postmenopausal breast cancer. However, these potential mediating effects have not been formally quantified in a survival analysis setting.
|Journal||Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
- Aged, Alcohol Drinking, Body Mass Index, Breast Neoplasms, Case-Control Studies, Estrogens, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Hypoglycemic Agents, Incidence, Insulin, Male, Middle Aged, Obesity, Prognosis, United States, Women's Health