Breastfeeding and the risk of breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • BRCA1 Protein
  • BRCA2 Protein
  • Breast Feeding
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mutation

abstract

  • These data extend our previous findings that breastfeeding protects against BRCA1-, but not BRCA2-associated breast cancer. BRCA mutation carriers should be advised of the benefit of breastfeeding in terms of reducing breast cancer risk.

authors

publication date

  • March 9, 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3446376

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/bcr3138

PubMed ID

  • 22405187

Additional Document Info

start page

  • R42

volume

  • 14

number

  • 2