Early Detection of Breast Cancer

  title={Early Detection of Breast Cancer},
  author={Dr Aparna C. Jotwani and Julie R. Gralow},
  journal={Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy},
When cancer is detected early, patients live longer, require less extensive treatment, and in general fare better than patients with more advanced disease. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women. Breast cancer screening through mammography has shown significant mortality reduction in clinical trials through the early detection of disease. This article aims to outline novel methods of indirect and direct detection of breast cancer through biomarkers. Proteomics and gene… CONTINUE READING