Is Primary Prevention of Breast Cancer Achievable?

  • A. B. Miller
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 56)

Abstract

Although there has been a great deal of study of the epidemiology of breast cancer, it is only fairly recently that people have begun to think seriously about the possibilities for prevention.(1,2) Although there are some clues, it is not yet possible to provide an unequivocal answer to the question. Rather, this paper is intended to be a contribution to a debate with particular consideration of two potential approaches to primary prevention of breast cancer: hormonal manipulation and dietary change.

Keywords

Cholesterol Obesity Migration Toxicity Estrogen 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. B. Miller
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  1. 1.Department of Preventive Medicine and BiostatisticsUniversity of TorontoTorontoUSA

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