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Sussie Antonsen

Metformin and incident breast cancer among diabetic women: a population-based case-control study in Denmark

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  • Department of Clinical Epidemiology
Preliminary evidence suggests that metformin may decrease breast cancer risk by decreasing insulin levels and reducing cell proliferation. We evaluated the effect of metformin medication on the risk of incident breast cancer among peri- and postmenopausal women.
Original languageEnglish
JournalCancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
Volume20
Issue1
Pages (from-to)101-11
Number of pages11
ISSN1055-9965
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

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