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Anthropometric measures and serum estrogen metabolism in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study 
Oh, H; Coburn, SB; Matthews, CE; Falk, RT; Leblanc, ES; Wactawski-Wende, J; Sampson, J; Pfeiffer, RM; Brinton, LA; Wentzensen, N; Anderson, GL; Manson, JE; Chen, C; Zaslavsky, O; Xu, X; Trabert, B; , 
Breast Cancer Research
ISSN: 1465-5411
EISSN: 1465-542X 
Several anthropometric measures have been associated with hormone-related cancers. However, it is unknown whether estrogen metabolism plays an important role in these relationships. We examined whether measured current body mass index (BMI), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), height, and self-reported BMI at age 18¬†years were associated with serum estrogens/estrogen metabolites using baseline, cross-sectional data from 1835 postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. 
BMI; WHR; Height; Estrogen; Estrogen metabolites; Sex hormones; Postmenopausal