Assessing the risk of breast cancer.

  • Armstrong K
  • Eisen A
  • Weber B
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Abstract

Benign breast diseases constitute a heterogeneous group of lesions including developmental abnormalities, inflammatory lesions, epithelial and stromal proliferations, and neoplasms. In this review, common benign lesions are summarized and their relationship to the development of subsequent breast cancer is emphasized.

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  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Breast Neoplasms: epidemiology
  • Breast Neoplasms: genetics
  • Breast Neoplasms: prevention & control
  • Female
  • Hormonal
  • Hormonal: therapeutic use
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Humans
  • Mammography
  • Mastectomy
  • Middle Aged
  • Probability
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Assessment: methods
  • Risk Factors
  • Tamoxifen
  • Tamoxifen: therapeutic use

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Authors

  • K Armstrong

  • a Eisen

  • B Weber

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