Index Tumors of the Breast and Reproductive Organs

  • Bruce S. Schoenberg
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research / Fortschritte der Krebsforschung / Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 58)


Population studied. 130 males and 18,010 females with breast cancer and 8,228 males and 17,405 females with cancer of the genital organs were followed for the subsequent development of independent primary malignant neoplasms; 2,259 such subsequent neoplasms were diagnosed. The cohort of patients with cancer of the breast or genital organs contributed 218,038 person-years of observation.


Breast Cancer Cervical Cancer Primary Site Excess Risk Histologic Confirmation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce S. Schoenberg
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  1. 1.Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology and Department of NeurologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  2. 2.National Cancer InstituteUSA
  3. 3.Department of Epidemiology and Public HealthYale University School of MedicineUSA
  4. 4.Department of NeurologyGeorgetown University School of MedicineUSA

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