The Korean Breast Cancer Study
This is the first and largest report about paternal and maternal ages and breast cancer in Asian women. These findings suggest that paternal age is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in female offspring. However, further prospective study is needed to verify the present findings.
BMC Cancer. 2005; 5: 143.
Published online 2005 October 31. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-5-143.
Copyright © 2005 Choi et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.
Association of paternal age at birth and the risk of breast cancer in offspring: a case control study
Ji-Yeob Choi,1 Kyoung-Mu Lee,1 Sue Kyung Park,1 Dong-Young Noh,2 Sei-Hyun Ahn,3 Keun-Young Yoo,1 and Daehee Kang1,4
1Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon-Dong Chongno-Gu, Seoul 110-799 Korea
2Department of General Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon-Dong Chongno-Gu, Seoul 110-799 Korea
3Department of General Surgery, Ulsan University College of Medicine, 388-1 Pungnap-2dong Songpa-gu, Seoul 138-736, Korea
4Cancer Research Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon-Dong Chongno-Gu, Seoul 110-799 Korea
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Received July 8, 2005; Accepted October 31, 2005.
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