Reducing the risk of breast cancer
- Contralateral breast cancer after carcinoma in situ. Sadovsky, Richard // American Family Physician;4/1/97, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p1909
Discusses how the Habel and associates used data from a population-based cancer registry to evaluate whether women receiving an initial diagnosis of breast cancer in situ are at risk of subsequent contralateral breast cancer. Analysis of the study; Relative risk of contralateral invasive...
- The latest news about breast cancer. Baron-Faust, Rita // Cosmopolitan;Mar1995, Vol. 218 Issue 3, p140
Reports on the risk factors for breast cancer. Prevalence of breast cancer in the United States; Breast-cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment.
- Breast cancer risk factors: Are they taken too seriously? // HealthFacts;Sep93, Vol. 18 Issue 172, p1
Evaluates the appropriateness of risk factors for breast cancer. Motivation of people to make lifestyle changes; Percentage of cases attributed to family history of breast cancer; Research from the Nurses' Health Study; Cysts and related breast symptoms as not a disease but a normal physiologic...
- Breast cancer. Liebman, Bonnie // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p1
Discusses breast cancer and the risk factors for it. Diet associated with higher risks; High-fat diet; Olive oil; Plant foods; Weight and shape; Alcohol; Exercise; Pesticides; Other leads and diseases; What to do; Risk of getting breast cancer.
- Risky drinking. // Shape;Dec93, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p28
Reports on a Harvard research linking alcohol to increased breast-cancer risk. Percentage increase in risk for every glass consumed.
- Who's at risk? Austin, Elizabeth // Shape;Oct94, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p70
Examines the validity of various risk factors to breast cancer. Family history; Reproductive factors; Race; Religion; History of pill and hormone therapy; Age; Breast lumps; Weight; Diet; Alcohol consumption; Environmental toxins; Possibility of unknown risk factors.
- Epidemiology and biostatistics program of the National Cancer Institute. Gail, Mitchell H.; Benichou, Jacques // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;4/20/94, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p573
Editorial. Focuses on studies that test predictions of breast cancer risk based on the model by the authors. Relative risk; Computation of individualized absolute risk; Likelihood of over-prediction of breast cancer risks.
- Validation of the Gail et al. model for predicting individual breast cancer risk. Spiegelman, Donna; Colditz, Graham A. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;4/20/94, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p600
Presents a validation study on the Gail et al. model for predicting individual breast cancer risk. Accuracy of predictions; Unsatisfactory conclusions about the model's ability in breast cancer risk prediction; Recommendations for future studies.
- Validation of a breast cancer risk assessment model in women with a positive family history. Bondy, Melissa L.; Lustbader, Edward D. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;4/20/94, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p620
Presents a validation study of a breast cancer risk assessment model in women with a positive family history. Methods of evaluating the risk assessment model; Statistical methods; Recommendations on the use of the model.
- Quantitative classification of mammographic densities and breast cancer risk: Results from the... Boyd, N.F.; Byng, J.W. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;5/3/95, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p670
Determines the level of breast cancer risk associated with varying mammographic densities by quantitatively classifying breast density with conventional radiological methods and novel computer-assisted methods. Indication that breast tissue density as assessed by mammography is a strong risk...