www.nature.com/bjc CORRESPONDENCE Reply to ‘Comment on ‘Domestic light at night and breast cancer risk: a prospective analysis of 105 000 UK women in the Generations Study” 1 1 1 Louise E Johns , Michael E Jones , Minouk J Schoemaker , 1,5 2,3,4,6 British Journal of Cancer (2018) 118:1537; https://doi.org/10.1038/ Emily McFadden , Alan Ashworth and 1,2 s41416-018-0092-z Anthony J Swerdlow Division of Genetics and Epidemiology, The Institute of Cancer Research, London SM2 5NG, UK.; Division of Breast Cancer Research, The Institute of Cancer Research, London SW3 6JB, UK.; Breast We thank Mortazi for the comment on our recent paper Cancer Now Research Centre at The Institute of Cancer Research, published in British Journal of Cancer . We indeed did not collect London SW3 6JB, UK and Division of Molecular Pathology, The exposure data in this cohort, starting in 2003, to test Mortazavi Institute of Cancer Research, London SW7 3RP, UK. and Mortazavi’s hypothesis that using smartphones, tablets and Correspondence: Louise E Johns (email@example.com) laptops in the night might affect breast cancer risk. We also did not collect information on the spectral characteristics of the light in the bedroom at night; however, in a study dependent on REFERENCE recalled self-reported exposure of > 100,000 women, it is difﬁcult 1. Mortazavi, S. M. J. Comment on 'Domestic light at night and breast cancer risk: a to imagine how one could collect such data. prospective analysis of 105 000 UK women in the Generations Study’. Br J Cancer https://doi.org/10.1038/s41416-018-0060-7. (2018). 2. Johns, L. E., Jones, M. E., Schoemaker, M. J., McFadden, E., Ashworth, A., Swerdlow, A. J. Domestic light at night and breast cancer risk: a prospective analysis of 105 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 000 UK women in the Generations Study. Br J Cancer 118: 600–606 (2018). Competing interests: The authors declare no competing ﬁnancial interest. 3. Mortazavi, S. A. R. & Mortazavi, S. M. J. Women with hereditary breast cancer predispositions should avoid using their smartphones, tablets and laptops at Note: This work is published under the standard license to publish agreement. After night. Iran. J. Basic Med Sci. 21, 112–5 (2018). 12 months the work will become freely available and the license terms will switch to a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). Present address: Nufﬁeld Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6GG, UK. Present address: UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA. Received: 22 February 2018 Revised: 26 March 2018 Accepted: 26 March 2018 Published online: 17 May 2018 © Cancer Research UK 2018
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