TITLE

Study Reports That Lesbians May Have a Higher Risk of Getting Breast Cancer

PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Jet;11/09/98, Vol. 94 Issue 24, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a study by Dr. Stephanie Roberts that found lesbians may be at a greater risk of getting breast cancer than other women. Three factors that contribute to the higher risk; Number of women in study at a San Francisco woman's health clinic; Why not having children could increase the risk of breast cancer.
ACCESSION #
1251306

 

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