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Dietary fat intake and gestational weight gain in relation to estradiol and progesterone plasma levels during pregnancy : a longitudinal study in Swedish women
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2009-04-30)
Background: Elevated pregnancy hormone levels, such as oestrogen and progesterone, may increase the risk of developing breast cancer both in mothers and offspring. However, the reasons for large inter-individual variations in estrogen and progesterone levels during pregnancy remain unknown. The objectives of this study were to investigate whether a) intakes of total dietary fat, types of fat ...
Socioeconomic differences in cancer survival : the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2009-06-08)
Background: Cancer survival has been observed to be poorer in low socioeconomic groups, but the knowledge about the underlying causal factors is limited. The purpose of this study was to examine how cancer survival varies by socioeconomic status (SES) among women in Norway, and to identify factors that explain this variation. SES was measured by years of education and gross household income, ...