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Grant Details

Grant Number: 5R03CA137754-02 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Forman, Michele
Organization: University Of Tx Md Anderson Can Ctr
Project Title: Preeclampsia and Subsequent Breast Cancer Risk: Hormonal and Growth Factor Biomar
Fiscal Year: 2010
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Abstract

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Layman's abstract: Women with a history of preeclampsia in pregnancy are at reduced risk of breast cancer, especially those who delivered a son, not a daughter, from the pregnancy. Why is this so? We compare hormones in the blood of a group of women who had been diagnosed with preeclampsia in pregnancy to hormones in a group who had normal pregnancies, after taking into consideration their age and other factors that influence hormone levels. We hypothesize that women with a history of preeclampsia will have lower estrogens and growth factors related to breast cancer than women who had normal pregnancies.

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Publications

The associations between weight-related anthropometrics during childhood and lung function in late childhood: a retrospective cohort study.
Authors: Byberg K.K. , Mikalsen I.B. , Eide G.E. , Forman M.R. , Júlíusson P.B. , Øymar K. .
Source: BMC pulmonary medicine, 2018-01-19; 18(1), p. 10.
EPub date: 2018-01-19.
PMID: 29351745
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