Adult height and sitting height may reflect genetic and environmental factors, including early life nutrition, physical and social environments.
Adult height, age at attained height, and incidence of breast cancer in premenopausal women. Baer HJ(1), Rich-Edwards JW, Colditz GA.
Matty Weijenberg's research aims to shed light on the mechanisms behind adult- attained height and cancer risk, specifically the role of early life exposure.
Many of these types of cancer have convincingly been associated with greater body fatness and probably/convincingly with adult attained height in the general .
Adult‐attained height is a marker for underlying mechanisms, such as cell growth , that may also influence postmenopausal breast cancer (BC).