Research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: cancer of the breast

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in cancer of the breast.



This document provides information on cancer of the breast. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Professor Steven D Heys, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen and validated by Mr Simon Cawthorne, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol.

Published 1 September 2008