News tagged with breast cancer risk

What to know if breast cancer runs in your family

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in women. A woman's lifetime risk of developing breast cancer is 12 percent (1 of every 8 women). Breast cancer risk is higher among women whose close blood relatives ...

Oct 07, 2014
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Endogenous hormones improve breast cancer risk models

(HealthDay)—Inclusion of endogenous hormones in prediction models improves prediction of invasive breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in the Journal of ...

Aug 22, 2014
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Intrinsic imaging phenotypes ID breast cancer recurrence

(HealthDay)—Computer-extracted morphologic, kinetic, and tumor heterogeneity dynamic contrast material-enhanced (DCE) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features can help predict the likelihood of breast cancer ...

Aug 05, 2014
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