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Heterogeneity of breast cancer risk within the South Asian female population in England: a population-based case-control study of first-generation migrants

McMichael, A J; Mangtani, Punam; Bhakta, Dee; McMichael, Anthony; dos Santos Silva, Isabel


South Asian women in England have a lower breast cancer risk than their English-native counterparts, but less is known about variations in risk between distinct South Asian ethnic subgroups. We used the data from a population-based case-control study of first-generation South Asian migrants to assess risks by ethnic subgroup. In all, 240 breast cancer cases, identified through cancer registries, were individually matched on age and general practitioner to two controls. Information on the region...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Cancer
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6601440


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