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Body Mass Index and Risk of Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis in Iran

Bibi Hajar Zahmatkesh 1 , Nasrinossadat Alavi 2 , Afsaneh Keramat 3 , Ahmad Khosravi 4 and Reza Chaman 5 , *
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1 Student Research Committee, Department of Reproductive Health, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
2 Breast Cancer Research Center, Motamed Cancer Institute, ACECR, Tehran, Iran
3 Midwifery Department, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
4 Center for Health Related Social and Behavioral Sciences Research, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
5 Department of Epidemiology, School of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Cancer Management: April 2017, 10 (4); e5921
  • Published Online: March 20, 2017
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: March 8, 2016
  • Revised: November 16, 2016
  • Accepted: March 12, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijcm.5921

To Cite: Zahmatkesh B H, Alavi N, Keramat A, Khosravi A, Chaman R. Body Mass Index and Risk of Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis in Iran, Int J Cancer Manag. 2017 ; 10(4):e5921. doi: 10.5812/ijcm.5921.

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1. Introduction
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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