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Journal of Cancer Epidemiology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 754815, 13 pages
Research Article

Body Fat and Breast Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women: A Longitudinal Study

1Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
2Karmanos Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
3Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA
4Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
5Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
6Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
7Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27127, USA

Received 19 February 2013; Revised 14 March 2013; Accepted 14 March 2013

Academic Editor: P. Vineis

Copyright © 2013 Thomas E. Rohan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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