Journal article

Second to fourth digit ratio (2D: 4D), breast cancer risk factors, and breast cancer risk: a prospective cohort study

DC Muller, L Baglietto, JT Manning, C McLean, JL Hopper, DR English, GG Giles, G Severi

British Journal of Cancer | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was made possible by the contribution of many people, including the original investigators, the Program Manager, and the diligent team who recruited the participants and who continue working on follow-up. We would like to express our gratitude to the many thousands of Melbourne residents who continue to participate in the study. We would like to acknowledge the work of Juliet Anderson, Lily Laskaris, and Judith Heads who measured the vast majority of the digits. This work was supported by grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (251533, 209057, 504711) and the National Breast Cancer Foundation, and was further supported by infrastructure provided by the Cancer Council Victoria. Cohort recruitment was funded by VicHealth and the Cancer Council Victoria. JLH is a NHMRC Australia Fellow.