- What is breast cancer
- What are the risk factors for breast cancer?
- Breast cancer risk factors you cannot change
- Lifestyle-related risk factors for breast cancer
- Factors with unclear effects on breast cancer risk
- Disproven or controversial breast cancer risk factors
- Can breast cancer be prevented?
- Signs and symptoms of breast cancer
- American Cancer Society recommendations for early breast cancer detection in women without breast symptoms
- Paying for breast cancer screening
- References: Breast cancer prevention and early detection
References: Breast cancer prevention and early detection
American Cancer Society. Detailed Guide: Breast Cancer. 2014. Accessed at www.cancer.org/Cancer/BreastCancer/DetailedGuide/index on September 3, 2015.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Accessed at www.cdc.gov/cancer/nbccedp/about.htm on September 3, 2015.
Kushi LH, Doyle C, McCullough M, et al. American Cancer Society guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention: Reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity. CA Cancer J Clin. 2012;62:30-67.
Pisano ED, Gatsonis C, Hendrick E, et al. Diagnostic performance of digital versus film mammography for breast-cancer screening. N Engl J Med. 2005;353:1773-1783.
Saslow D, Boetes C, Burke W, et al for the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Advisory Group. American Cancer Society guidelines for breast screening with MRI as an adjunct to mammography. CA Cancer J Clin. 2007;57:75-89.
Last Medical Review: 10/09/2015
Last Revised: 10/20/2015