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Journal of Oncology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 906495, 19 pages
Role of Obesity in the Risk of Breast Cancer: Lessons from Anthropometry
1Nutritional Epidemiology Group, Nutrition and Metabolism Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 Cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
2International Prevention Research Institute, 95 Cours Lafayette, 69006 Lyon, France
Received 9 October 2012; Accepted 29 November 2012
Academic Editor: Dagrun Engeset
Copyright © 2013 Amina Amadou 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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