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Risk factors of female breast carcinoma: a case control study at Puducherry

Risk factors of female breast carcinoma: a case control study at Puducherry

Balasubramaniam, S. M., Rotti, S. B., & Vivekanandam, S. (2013). Risk factors of female breast carcinoma: a case control study at Puducherry. Indian J Cancer, 50(1), 65-70. doi: 10.4103/0019-509X.112307 Abstract  Objective: To identify and quantify various demographic, reproductive, socio-economic and dietary risk factors among women with breast cancer. Study Design: Case control study. Study Period: February 2004 to May 2005. Study Setting: Departments of Surgery, Medicine and Radiotherapy of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Sciences and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry. Materials and Methods: Cases were women with pathologically confirmed breast cancer. Controls were age-matched women from medicine and surgery wards without any current breast problem or previous breast cancer. A... Show More
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