A multi-center prospective cohort study of benign breast disease and risk of subsequent breast cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Cancer causes & control : CCC, Volume 21, Issue 6, p.821-8 (2010)


2010, Biopsy, Breast Diseases, Breast Neoplasms, Center-Authored Paper, Cicatrix, Cohort Studies, Female, Fibroadenoma, Fibrocystic Breast Disease, Humans, HYPERPLASIA, Logistic Models, Odds Ratio, Papilloma, Precancerous Conditions, Prospective Studies, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Factors


We used a nested case-control design within a large, multi-center cohort of women who underwent a biopsy for benign breast disease (BBD) to assess the association of broad histologic groupings and specific histologic entities with risk of breast cancer.