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The contribution of breastfeeding to the prevention of breast cancer
 
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General, Obstetrics and Pediatric Clinic Mitera, Athens, Greece
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Asimenia Mamakou   

General, Obstetrics and Pediatric Clinic Mitera, Athens, GR 15123, Greece
Publish date: 2019-11-29
Submission date: 2018-12-06
Final revision date: 2019-10-13
Acceptance date: 2019-11-27
 
Eur J Midwifery 2019;3(November):21
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