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Trends in Breast Cancer Prevention

  • Jose Russo
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Coral A. Lamartiniere, Sarah B. Jenkins, Jun Wang
    Pages 23-50
  3. Andrea Manni, Karam El-Bayoumy, Christine G. Skibinski, Henry J. Thompson, Julia Santucci-Pereira, Lucas Tadeu Bidinotto et al.
    Pages 51-81
  4. Saranya Chumsri, Stephen Yu, Amanda Schech, Gauri Sabnis, Angela Brodie
    Pages 103-111
  5. Julia Santucci-Pereira, Yanrong Su, Jose Russo
    Pages 147-181
  6. Brian J. Czerniecki, Nadia Nocera, Lea Lowenfeld, Lori Showalter, Gary Koski
    Pages 253-278
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 279-284

About this book

Introduction

This volume, with contributions from the most recognized experts in preventive strategies in breast cancer, presents the accepted as well as the novel ideas that have been introduced for the prevention of breast cancer.

There is no single preventive agent that can stop the incidence of breast cancer—the malignant disease most frequently diagnosed in women of all races and nationalities. Furthermore, its incidence around the globe is increasing in industrialized countries. The worldwide incidence of breast cancer has increased 30-40% since the 1970s, reaching an excess of 1,390,000 new cases and a mortality of more than 460,000 cases in 2015. Therefore, what is needed is the development of rational strategies for the prevention of this fatal disease.

Keywords

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Editors and affiliations

  • Jose Russo
    • 1
  1. 1.The Irma H. Russo, MD, Breast Cancer Research LaboratoryFox Chase Cancer Center--Temple HealthPhiladelphiaUSA

About the editors

Dr. Jose Russo is Professor and Senior Member of the Fox Chase Cancer Center. He is Director of the Irma H Russo Breast Cancer Research Laboratory and Director of the Breast Cancer and The Environment Research Center at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Russo is also an Adjunct Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at Jefferson Medical School and Professor in Biochemistry at Temple Medical School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has authored more than 380 publications, including 11 books. He is member of several editorial boards of scientific journals and he has received numerous research awards from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institute of Health (NIH) of the United States, from the American Cancer Society and the Department of Defense for his original research in breast cancer. For the last 35 years, Dr. Russo has been an active member of the NIH peer review system and has served as a special reviewer for the American Cancer Society, National Science Foundation, and the Department of Defense and Veteran Affairs. Dr. Russo has trained 55 Ph.D. and M.D. investigators in cancer research. He has received over 9,800 citations in his career.

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