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Breast Cancer Chemoprevention

Learn about the steps that high-risk women can take to manage their risk and protect their health.

Related Force Information

Breast Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials
Search for breast cancer prevention and detection studies through clinicaltrials.gov.

Breast Cancer Surveillance and Chemoprevention
Recap of presentation by Drs. Jenny Yoon and Victoria Seewaldt from 2012 Joining FORCEs Conference.

Screening and Nonsurgical Methods of Prevention for Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer
2014 webinar by Dr. Victoria Seewaldt of Duke University on breast screening and non-surgical options for prevention for high risk women.

Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
This FORCE-endorsed book was written by founder and Executive Director Sue Friedman; geneticist Rebecca Sutphen, MD; and health writer, Kathy Steligo. This book is a comprehensive resource on all topics related to hereditary cancer, genetic testing, and risk-management.

Chemoprevention for Breast Cancer
Article from Winter 2007 Joining FORCEs Newlsetter about different chemoprevention options.

Fenretinide as Chemoprevention for Breast Cancer
Article from Winter 2007 Joining FORCEs Newsletter about research on the vitamin A derivative Fenretinide as an option for breast cancer chemoprevention.

Does a Common Diabetes Medication Also Fight Cancer?
Article in Spring 2010 Joining FORCEs Newsletter about new test for ovarian cancer risk in BRCA-negative families.

Books

Other Websites

Tamoxifen: Questions and Answers

Chemoprevention: Medicines that Reduce Breast Cancer Risk - The Mayo Clinic

Anastrozole Shows Promise for Breast Cancer Chemoprevention: Presented at SGOC