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C-reactive protein and postmenopausal breast cancer risk: results from the E3N cohort study.

Authors
  • Dossus, Laure
  • Jimenez-Corona, Aida
  • Romieu, Isabelle
  • Boutron-Ruault, Marie-Christine
  • Boutten, Anne
  • Dupré, Thierry
  • Fagherazzi, Guy
  • Clavel-Chapelon, Francoise
  • Mesrine, Sylvie
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer Causes & Control
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
March 2014
Volume
25
Issue
4
Pages
533–539
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10552-014-0355-9
PMID: 24504436
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We found a positive association between CRP levels and postmenopausal breast cancer risk restricted to women with excess adiposity. The suggested relationship between low-grade inflammation, abdominal adiposity, and postmenopausal breast cancer risk deserves further investigation.

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