Etiology of Human Breast Cancer: A Review

J Natl Cancer Inst. 1973 Jan;50(1):21-42. doi: 10.1093/jnci/50.1.21.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / adverse effects
  • Age Factors
  • Breast Diseases / complications
  • Breast Neoplasms / chemically induced
  • Breast Neoplasms / etiology*
  • Breast Neoplasms / genetics
  • Breast Neoplasms / microbiology
  • Diet
  • Estrogens / adverse effects
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lactation
  • Menarche
  • Menopause
  • Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / complications
  • Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced
  • Oncogenic Viruses
  • Parity
  • Pregnancy
  • Progesterone / adverse effects
  • Prolactin / adverse effects
  • Sterilization, Reproductive
  • Temperature

Substances

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones
  • Estrogens
  • Progesterone
  • Prolactin