This dissertation is based on the following original publications which are referred to by their Roman numerals (I-V) in the text:
|I||Männistö S, Pietinen P, Pyy M, Palmgren J, Eskelinen M, Uusitupa M. Body-size indicators and risk of breast cancer according to menopause and estrogen-receptor status. Int J Cancer 1996;68:8-13.|
|II||Männistö S, Virtanen M, Mikkonen T, Pietinen P. Reproducibility and validity of a food frequency questionnaire in a case-control study on breast cancer. J Clin Epidemiol 1996;49:401-409.|
|III||Männistö S, Pietinen P, Virtanen M, Kataja V, Uusitupa M. Diet and the risk of breast cancer in a case-control study: does the threat of disease have an influence on recall bias? J Clin Epidemiol 1999;52:429-439.|
|IV||Männistö S, Virtanen M, Kataja V, Uusitupa M, Pietinen P. Lifetime alcohol consumption and breast cancer - a case-control study in Finland. Public Health Nutrition (In press).|
|V||Männistö S, Alfthan G, Virtanen M, Kataja V, Uusitupa M, Pietinen P. Toenail selenium and breast cancer - a case-control study in Finland. Eur J Clin Nutr (In press).|
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