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It’s Time for a Risk-Adapted Approach to Breast Cancer Screening

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By: Mahdi Fallah, MD, PhD From: medpagetoday.com A race-based approach has the potential to address disparities in mortality Breast cancer is the second leadingopens in a new tab or window cause of cancer death in women in the U.S., and there is a substantial disparityopens in a new tab or window in breast cancer mortality by race, particularly for early-onset …

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Refining Risk-Adapted Therapy in ER+ Breast Cancer

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By: Caroline Seymour From: onclive.com Eleftherios (Terry) P. Mamounas, MD, MPH, FACS, discusses the risk of late recurrence in early breast cancer, current approaches to extended adjuvant endocrine therapy, and ongoing research evaluating assays aimed at capturing both the risk of late recurrence and benefit from extended endocrine therapy. The risk of recurrence for women with early-stage estrogen receptor (ER)–positive …