Effect of prediagnostic alcohol consumption on survival after breast cancer in young women.

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Journal Article


Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Volume 17, Issue 8, p.1988-96 (2008)


2008, Adult, Alcohol Drinking, Breast Neoplasms, Center-Authored Paper, Epidemiology Core Facility, Female, Human Biology Division, Humans, Interviews as Topic, Neoplasm Invasiveness, Prognosis, Proportional Hazards Models, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Factors, Shared Resources, Survival Rate, Washington


Alcohol consumption has been comprehensively investigated as an etiologic risk factor for breast cancer but has received little attention in terms of its effect on prognosis after breast cancer, particularly for young women.