Mechanisms of Disease: prediction and prevention of breast cancer—cellular and molecular interactions

@article{Howell2005MechanismsOD,
  title={Mechanisms of Disease: prediction and prevention of breast cancer—cellular and molecular interactions},
  author={Anthony Howell and Andrew H Sims and Kai Ren Ong and Michelle N Harvie and Dafydd Gareth Richard Evans and Robert B. Clarke},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={635-646}
}
Breast cancer is the most prevalent female cancer in the world and its incidence is increasing, largely because of the Western lifestyle. There is a need, not only to predict women who will develop the disease, but also to apply drug and lifestyle measures in order to prevent the disease. Current risk prediction models are based on combinations of risk factors and have good predictive but low discriminatory power. New risk prediction methods might come from examination of single nucleotide… CONTINUE READING

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