Relationship between potentially modifiable lifestyle factors and risk of second primary contralateral breast cancer among women diagnosed with estrogen receptor-positive invasive breast cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 27, Issue 32, p.5312-8 (2009)


2009, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Alcohol Drinking, Body Mass Index, Breast Neoplasms, Center-Authored Paper, Epidemiology Core Facility, Female, Human Biology Division, Humans, Life Style, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Invasiveness, Neoplasm Staging, Neoplasms, Second Primary, Obesity, Prognosis, Public Health Sciences Division, Receptors, Estrogen, Risk Factors, Shared Resources, Smoking, Survivors


An outcome of considerable concern among breast cancer survivors is the development of second primary breast cancer. However, evidence regarding how potentially modifiable lifestyle factors modulate second breast cancer risk is limited. We evaluated the relationships between obesity, alcohol consumption, and smoking on risk of second primary invasive contralateral breast cancer among breast cancer survivors.