Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgn100
Title: Sleep duration, melatonin and breast cancer among Chinese women in Singapore
Authors: Wu, A.H.
Wang, R.
Koh, W.-P. 
Stanczyk, F.Z.
Lee, H.-P. 
Yu, M.C.
Issue Date: Jun-2008
Citation: Wu, A.H., Wang, R., Koh, W.-P., Stanczyk, F.Z., Lee, H.-P., Yu, M.C. (2008-06). Sleep duration, melatonin and breast cancer among Chinese women in Singapore. Carcinogenesis 29 (6) : 1244-1248. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgn100
Abstract: Background: Sleep duration has been hypothesized to be inversely associated with breast cancer risk, possibly due to greater overall melatonin production in longer sleepers. However, data are inconclusive from the three studies conducted in Western populations on sleep duration and breast cancer risk. Methods: We investigated the relationship between self-reported usual sleep duration determined at baseline and subsequent risk of breast cancer in the prospective, population-based cohort of the Singapore Chinese Health Study. We excluded from the study women with
Source Title: Carcinogenesis
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/108547
ISSN: 01433334
DOI: 10.1093/carcin/bgn100
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