Prepregnancy Exposure to Cigarette Smoking and Subsequent Risk of Postmenopausal Breast Cancer
- ASK DR ANDREW. Harry, Pip // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);9/5/2005, Vol. 57 Issue 36, p65
Answers a question about the risk of breast cancer in women. Risk factors of breast cancer; Frequency of checking breast changes; Changes on the breast that must be checked.
- NEWS FLASH. // Good Health & Medicine;Apr2007, p11
The article focuses on a study from Great Britain which revealed that pre-menopausal women who eat at least 30 grams of fibre per day could decrease their breast cancer risk by half.
- FOREWORD. Veronesi, Professor Umberto // Current Medical Literature: Breast Cancer;2005, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p1
The article looks at several developments related to breast cancer. These developments include the discovery of genetic mutations that increase the risk of breast cancer in a small but identifiable subgroup of women, revolution of imaging with digital mammography and progress in conservative...
- EFFECTIVE APPLICATION OF BREAST CANCER RISK ASSESSMENT IN CLINICAL PRACTICE. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Jul2006 Supplement, Vol. 51, p2
Cites reasons for addressing breast cancer risk and awareness in clinical practice. Role of breast cancer in of morbidity and mortality among women; Importance of age as a risk factor in breast cancer; Emotional impact of fear of breast cancer.
- Twenty-five Years of Breast Cancer Risk Models and Their Applications. Gail, Mitchell H. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;5/13/2015, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p1
The author comments on an article on breast cancer risk for white females who are being examined annually. He explains the formula for calculating women's absolute risk of breast cancer. He also discusses the uses of absolute risk models in counseling and public health and other breast cancer...
- THE JURY'S STILL OUT. // Self;Oct2006, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p138
The article discusses several risk factors for breast cancer in women. According to California oncologist Robert Morgan, research on the association between breast cancer and birth control pills are inconclusive. Some studies indicate that plant estrogens in soy may contribute to cancer in...
- A Hole in a Cancer Screen. Hobson, Katherine // U.S. News & World Report;4/3/2006, Vol. 140 Issue 12, p64
The article reports on the Myriad Genetics test of mutations related to breast and ovarian cancers. Women considering the test should go over its limitations with their doctor, since it may account for false negatives. A study is mentioned in the "Journal of the American Medical Association"...
- Risk of Breast Cancer Classified by Joint Estrogen Receptor and Progesterone Receptor Status among Women 20â€“44 Years of Age. Britton, Julie A.; Gammon, Marilie D.; Schoenberg, Janet B.; Stanford, Janet L.; Coates, Ralph J.; Swanson, Christine A.; Potischman, Nancy; Malone, Kathleen E.; Brogan, Donna J.; Daling, Janet R.; Brinton, Louise A. // American Journal of Epidemiology;Sep2002, Vol. 156 Issue 6, p507
To gain insight into whether breast cancer tumors jointly classified by estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) status represent diseases with differing etiologies, data from a population-based case-control study of US women 20â€“44 years of age were analyzed. Cases included...
- Risk of breast cancer in relation to the interval since last full term pregnancy. Cummings, Peter; Stanford, Janet L.; Daling, Janet R.; Weiss, Noel S.; McKnight, Barbara // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/25/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6945, p1672
Examines the risk of breast cancer after recent pregnancy in the United States. Reduction of risk by past history of pregnancy; Description of multiparous women aged 25-49 years; Factors affecting the risk of breast cancer. INSET: Epidemiological implications.