Breast cancer risk model updated for average risk women with genetic, lifestyle and environmental information
Full article: https://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2524829
A number of factors are known to increase breast cancer risk, but some of these factors have not been included in models to predict breast cancer risk. This study looks at an updated model that includes some of these factors, such as genetics, smoking, and drinking. The goal of the model is to give women a more individualized breast cancer risk assessment. (6/29/16)
Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider
- How can I lower my breast cancer risk?
- What are the best dietary choices for me for breast cancer risk reduction?
- Are there diets or foods that I should avoid?
- To what extent may my diet impact my breast cancer risk?
- Can you refer me to a nutritionist?
- Should I have genetic testing for an inherited mutation?
- Can you refer me to a genetic counselor?
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