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Research Projects > 2012 Grantees

Body Size at Young Ages and Novel Biomarkers of Breast Cancer Risk

Project Description

Dr. Baer is looking at data from girls to see whether body fatness in childhood and adolescence has effects on breast density or on levels of an ovarian hormone called MIS (Mullerian inhibiting substance) later in life, during young adulthood.

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