5. Breast Cancer Prevention

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi2 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney3
  1. Jeanne F. Noe and
  2. Hyman B. Muss

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch5

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Noe, J. F. and Muss, H. B. (2012) Breast Cancer Prevention, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 3

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513

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Keywords:

  • breast cancer prevention;
  • invasive breast cancer;
  • lifestyle modification;
  • prophylactic mastectomy;
  • BRCA1/2 mutations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lifestyle Modification

  • Pharmacologic Prevention

  • Surgical Prevention

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgment

  • References