Reproductive factors and risk of breast carcinoma in a study of white and African-American women (pages 353–362)
Giske Ursin, Leslie Bernstein, Yaping Wang, Sarah J. Lord, Dennis Deapen, Jonathan M. Liff, Sandra A. Norman, Linda K. Weiss, Janet R. Daling, Polly A. Marchbanks, Kathleen E. Malone, Suzanne G. Folger, Jill A. McDonald, Ronald T. Burkman, Michael S. Simon, Brian L. Strom and Robert Spirtas
Article first published online: 7 JUN 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.20373
Overall, parity and lactation had similar effects on breast carcinoma risk in white and African-American women. If younger African-American women now are giving birth to fewer children than in the past, without a substantial increase in breastfeeding, breast carcinoma rates may continue to increase at a more rapid rate among these women compared with white women.