Smoking and alcohol consumption in relation to risk of triple-negative breast cancer in a cohort of postmenopausal women.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Cancer causes & control : CCC, Volume 22, Issue 5, p.775-83 (2011)


2011, Public Health Sciences Division


Little is known about the risk factors for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), which has a worse prognosis compared to hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. We examined the association of smoking and alcohol intake with TNBC and estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer.