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Risk factors for breast cancer

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6979.598b (Published 04 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:598
  1. K McPherson,
  2. C M Steel,
  3. J M Dixon,
  4. W R Miller
  1. Professor of public health epidemiology London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
  2. Professor of medical and biological sciences University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife
  3. Consultant surgeon Edinburgh Breast Unit, University Department of Surgery, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh EH3 9YW
  4. Professor of experimental oncology ICRF Oncology Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU

    EDITOR,—Peter J Lewis comments on the fact that our article on risk factors for breast cancer did not include the role of xeno-oestrogens and progesterone deficiency.1 The aim of the ABC series is to review the current state of knowledge succinctly. The article did not mention the two factors …

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