Antecedent and Racial Factors

  • John Hayward
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 24)


A comparison between the histories of patients with breast cancer and of normal controls has resulted in the detection of certain features which breast cancer patients have in common. These features are mainly concerned with marital status and fertility and have appropriately been termed antecedent factors.


Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Patient Married Woman Japanese Woman Male Breast Cancer 
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  • John Hayward
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  1. 1.Breast ClinicGuy’HospitalLondon S.E. 1England

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