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Publication . Article . 2018

Main risk factors for breast cancer and proposals for its prevention

S. M. Portnoy;
Open Access  
Published: 01 Oct 2018 Journal: Tumors of female reproductive system, volume 14, pages 25-39 (issn: 1994-4098, eissn: 1999-8627, Copyright policy )
Publisher: Publishing House ABV Press
This systematic literature review aims to explore currently accepted risk factors for breast cancer, including reproductive status, overweight, radiation, breast radiological density, benign lesions, family history of breast cancer and mutations in breast cancer predisposition genes. The review also covers measures to prevent breast cancer.
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Microsoft Academic Graph classification: Oncology medicine.medical_specialty medicine Family history Risk factors for breast cancer business.industry business Internal medicine MLH1 Preventive mastectomy PALB2 Overweight medicine.symptom Breast cancer medicine.disease CHEK2

Medical Subject Headings: skin and connective tissue diseases


Pharmacology (medical), Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and imaging, Oncology, Surgery, risk of breast cancer, brca1, brca2, atm, blm, brip1, cdh1, chek2, lkb1, nbs1, mlh1, palb2, pten, recql, tp53, preventive mastectomy, Gynecology and obstetrics, RG1-991