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A study links female growth rates with breast cancer

A study links female growth rate to risk of developing cancer later in life. The study claims that women who had high birth weights and were tall and thin by the age of 14 were more at risk of developing breast cancer. Girls who were 167.5 cm tall by the age of 14 faced a 50% greater risk of developing breast cancer than girls who were 152cm.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Xinhua News

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  • High birth weight
  • Rapid growth rate

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About: A study links female growth rates with breast cancer

Date: 15 October 2004

Source: Xinhua News

URL: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-10/15/content_2095565.htm

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