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Birth Weight, Breast Cancer and the Potential Mediating Hormonal Environment

  • Radek Bukowski mail,

    rkbukows@utmb.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Rowan T. Chlebowski,

    Affiliation: Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, United States of America

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  • Inger Thune,

    Affiliations: Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

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  • Anne-Sofie Furberg,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

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  • Gary D. V. Hankins,

    Affiliation: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Fergal D. Malone,

    Affiliation: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Mary E. D’Alton

    Affiliation: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: July 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040199

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