Either the scientists at the NCI are unaware of this, or they are avoiding the biological explanation of why an early first full-term pregnancy reduces breast cancer risk.
What does FFTP stand for?
FFTP stands for First Full-Term Pregnancy
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- Food for Thought Ministries
- Far from the Madding Crowd
- Fusion File Transfer Management System (Proginet/Microsoft)
- Future Force Tactical Network
- Fédération Francophone de Terre-Neuve et du Labrador (French: French Federation of Newfoundland and Labrador; Canada)
- Foundation-Focused Training Opportunities (New Zealand)
- Free-Flying Teleoperator (remotely controlled cybernetic machine system; Space Shuttle)
- Fantasy Football Tournament of Champions
- Fast File Transfer Protocol
- Fédération Française des Taxis de Province (French taxi federation)
- Friends of Fort Tryon Park (New York)
- Fake File Transfer Protocol Engineering (Germany)
- Family Foundation Trustees Peer Network (New York Regional Association of Grantmakers)
- Fédération Française de Tango Rioplatense (French tango federation; dance)
- Fire Fighter
- Fédération Française de Triathlon (French: French Triathlon Federation)
- Fruit and Food Technology Research Institute (South Asia)
- Festivus for the Rest of Us (Seinfeld ficticious holiday; gaming team)
- Fast Fourier Transform Spectrometer
- Fédération Française de Théatre Sportif (French: French Federation of Sport Theatre)
Samples in periodicals archive:
All experts agree that the longer a woman waits to have her first full-term pregnancy, the greater is her breast cancer risk.
The best meta-analysis done to date shows that women who had an abortion before their first full-term pregnancy had a 50 percent increased risk of developing breast cancer, whereas women who had an abortion after their first full-term pregnancy sustained a 30 percent increased risk ("Induced abortion as an independent risk factor for breast cancer: a comprehensive review and meta-analysis," Journal of Epidemiology Community Health, October 1996).
Women whose first full-term pregnancy occurred 5-14 years previously had elevated odds of cervical cancer (1.
For example, women with a first full-term pregnancy after age thirty face a breast cancer risk two to three times higher than women with a full-term pregnancy before age twenty.
In the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, she wrote: According to this hypothesis, an early first full-term pregnancy would provide the greatest protection against breast cancer by drastically reducing, early on, the presence of undifferentiated and hence vulnerable breast cells, thereby decreasing the risk of subsequent transformation .
Though most investigations havegiven the pill good grades regarding breast cancer, some have raised questions about subgroups of women who might be at particular risk -- women who use certain types of birth control pills, or women who hae used the pill before their first full-term pregnancy (SN: 11/9/85, p.