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Breast cancer: Risk factors and epidemiology

Journal articles and book chapters

17-05-2018 | Breast cancer | Article

Age at first full-term birth and breast cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers

Kotsopoulos J et al. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2018. doi:10.1007/s10549-018-4822-y

23-01-2018 | Breast cancer | Article

Exogenous reproductive hormone use in breast cancer survivors and previvors

Vaz-Luis I & Partridge AH. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2018 15; 249–261. doi:10.1038/nrclinonc.2017.207

04-01-2018 | Breast cancer | Article

Using Resistin, glucose, age and BMI to predict the presence of breast cancer

Patrício M et al. BMC Cancer 2018; 18: 29. doi:10.1186/s12885-017-3877-1

02-01-2018 | Breast cancer | Article

SNPs related to vitamin D and breast cancer risk: a case-control study

Huss L et al. Breast Cancer Res 2018; 20: 1. doi:10.1186/s13058-017-0925-3

19-12-2017 | Breast cancer | Article

Association between mammographic breast density and histologic features of benign breast disease

Ghosh K et al. Breast Cancer Res 2017 19: 134. doi:10.1186/s13058-017-0922-6

15-12-2017 | Breast cancer | Article

Predictors of survival for breast cancer patients with a BRCA1 mutation

Narod S et al. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017; doi:10.1007/s10549-017-4605-x

20-11-2017 | Breast cancer | Article

Body mass index, age at breast cancer diagnosis, and breast cancer subtype: a cross-sectional study

Brouckaert O et al. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017. doi:10.1007/s10549-017-4579-8

10-11-2017 | Breast cancer | Article

Body mass index, diet, and exercise: testing possible linkages to breast cancer risk via DNA methylation

Gillman AS et al. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017. doi:10.1007/s10549-017-4573-1

09-11-2017 | Breast cancer | Article

Reproductive risk factor associations with lobular and ductal carcinoma in the Carolina Breast Cancer Study

Williams L.A et al. Cancer Causes Control 2018; 29: 25. doi:10.1007/s10552-017-0977-9

07-11-2017 | Breast cancer | Article

Young age at first pregnancy does protect against early onset breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers

Evans D et al. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017. doi:10.1007/s10549-017-4557-1

28-10-2017 | Ductal carcinoma in situ | Article

Clinical risk score to predict likelihood of recurrence after ductal carcinoma in situ treated with breast-conserving surgery

Punglia RS et al. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017. doi:10.1007/s10549-017-4553-5

17-10-2017 | Breast cancer | Article

Serum selenium levels predict survival after breast cancer

Lubinski J et al. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017. doi:10.1007/s10549-017-4525-9

09-10-2017 | Breast cancer | Article

Patterns of axillary evaluation in older patients with breast cancer and associations with adjuvant therapy receipt

Dominici LS, Sineshaw HM, Jemal A et al. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017. doi:10.1007/s10549-017-4528-6

03-10-2017 | Breast cancer | Article

Sedentary time and postmenopausal breast cancer incidence

This study evaluated the prospective association between sedentary time and postmenopausal breast cancer incidence, and whether associations differ by race/ethnicity, physical activity levels, and body measurements.

Nomura SJO, Dash C, Sheppard VB et al. Cancer Causes Control 2017. doi:10.1007/s10552-017-0968-x

18-08-2017 | Screening | Article

White blood cell DNA methylation and risk of breast cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial (PLCO)

Sturgeon SR et al. Breast Cancer Res 2017; 19(1): 94. doi: 10.1186/s13058-017-0886-6

17-06-2017 | Breast cancer | Article

Preferences for breast cancer risk reduction among BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation carriers: a discrete-choice experiment

Liede A, Mansfield CA, Metcalfe KA, Price MA. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017; 165: 433-444. doi:10.1007/s10549-017-4332-3

03-06-2016 | Breast cancer | Book chapter | Article

Breast cancer risk factors

In this chapter, the authors identify the known risk factors associated with the development of breast cancer.

Hiler SM, Mina A, & Mina LA. In: Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment. Springer International Publishing, 2016. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19437-0_2

01-01-2016 | Breast cancer | Article

Epidemiology, risk factors, and prevention

This chapter provides an overview of the incidence of breast cancer, risk factors associated with development of the disease, and methods for its prevention in women in United States.

Bayraktar S & Arun BK. In: Breast Disease. Edited by Aydiner A, İğci A, & Soran A. Springer International Publishing, 2016. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-22843-3_4

22-12-2015 | Breast cancer | Article

The epidemiology of male breast cancer

An expert review of the known and possible risk factors for male breast cancer as well as a description of the clinical patterns of the disease.

Ferzoco RM & Ruddy KJ. Curr Oncol Rep 2016; 18: 1. doi:10.1007/s11912-015-0487-4