Author | Victor G. Vogel, MD, MHS

Articles

Breast Cancer in Younger Women Assessment and Risk Management

July 28, 2011

Breast cancer is a growing concern among premenopausal women. With an emphasis on this patient population, this article discusses the known risk factors for breast cancer; models for quantitative risk assessment; and strategies for modifying breast cancer risk, including screening mammography, prophylactic mastectomy, and primary pharmacologic prevention.