Personalized estimates of breast cancer risk in clinical practice and public health.

@article{Gail2011PersonalizedEO,
  title={Personalized estimates of breast cancer risk in clinical practice and public health.},
  author={Mitchell H. Gail},
  journal={Statistics in medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 10},
  pages={
          1090-104
        }
}
This paper defines absolute risk and some of its properties, and presents applications in breast cancer counseling and prevention. For counseling, estimates of absolute risk give useful perspective and can be used in management decisions that require weighing risks and benefits, such as whether or not to take tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer. Absolute risk models are also useful in designing intervention trials to prevent breast cancer and in assessing the potential reductions in absolute… CONTINUE READING
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