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  • There thus appears to be boundary avoidance, so that zones of rapid change in breast cancer incidence aren't found near zones of rapid change in OPR; and an inverse relationship between OPR and SMR, so that high values of breast cancer incidence tend not to be found where OPR is high.

  • During the past years several epidemiological studies have underlined the relation between diet and incidence of coronary heart disease, and other diseases [ 16 17 18 ] . Dietary factors exert their influence largely through their effects on blood lipids and lipoproteins, as well as on the other established modifiable risk factors, with the exception of cigarette smoking.

  • Obesity is also associated with significant hormonal changes such as decreased serum estradiol and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) levels, increased peripheral fat conversion of estrogens to progesterone and increased serum testosterone levels that may be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer [ 17 ] . Estrogens are necessary for normal breast development, and they induce and promote mammary tumor growth in animal studies [ 18 ] . In addition, the close association between increased risk of breast cancer and certain reproductive factors such as early menarche and late menopause [ 19 ] , as well as the fall off in the rate of increase in the incidence of disease at menopause [ 20 ] and the lowered risk of breast cancer in oophorectomized women and those taking antiestrogens [ 21 22 ] , all support the role of estrogen in breast carcinogenesis.

  • Because the association of estrogen exposure and uterine cancer development is far less controversial than estrogen and breast cancer risk [ 4 ] , the veracity of BMD as a measure of estrogen exposure is supported by the significant positive association of BMD with uterine cancer incidence (Table 3).

  • A prevention-centered response would have greater impact on the number of new infections, lowering annual incidence by more than half by 2020.


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