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[men-ar-key or men-ar-key] a woman’s first menstrual period. Early menarche (before age 12) is a risk factor for breast cancer, possibly because the earlier a woman’s periods begin, the longer the breasts are exposed to estrogen. See also estrogen, risk factor.

Weight Cycling and Risk of Endometrial Cancer

... combinations of number of live births (nulliparous, 1–2, 3þ, unknown), age
at first birth (<25, 25–29, 30þ, unknown), age at menarche (<12, 12, 13 ...


Cancer Glossary

... menarche Search [men-ar-key or men-ar-key]. a woman's first menstrual
period. Early menarche (before age 12) is a risk ...


Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2005-2006

... Several factors associated with increased risk of breast cancer (age, family
history, age at first full-term pregnancy, early menarche, late menopause ...


Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2007-2008

... Many of the known breast cancer risk factors, such as age, family history, age
at first full-term pregnancy, early menarche, late menopause, and ...


How Is the ACS Involved in Breast Cancer Research?

... Evaluating whether known genetic factors for established risk factors, such
as age at menarche and height, are associated with breast cancer risk; ...


Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans 2013-2014

... that are more common among African American women (including giv- ing
birth to more than one child, younger age at menarche, early age at first ...


Global Cancer Facts & Figures - 2nd Edition

Page 1. Estimated Number of New Cancer Cases by World Area, 2008*
*Region estimates do not sum to the worldwide ...


Cancer Facts & Figures for Hispanics/Latinos 2012-2014

... a mammogram in the past two years.20 Other factors that increase breast cancer
risk include age, fam- ily history, early menarche, late menopause ...


Breast Cancer Facts & Figures, 2013-2014.

... Many of the known breast cancer risk factors listed in Table 4 (page 12), such
as sex, age, family history, early menarche, and late menopause, are ...



... 初經(menarche):婦女的第一次月經期。初經早(12 歲以前)是乳癌的一個危險
因 子,這可能是因為婦女經期開始得越早,暴露在雌激素之下的時間越長 ...