Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Health Professional Version)

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Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Health Professional Version)

Description

This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the genetics of breast and ovarian cancer. This tool contains sections on:

  • General information
  • Family history as a risk factor for breast cancer
  • Family history as a risk factor for ovarian cancer
  • Autosomal dominant inheritance of breast/ovarian cancer predisposition
  • Difficulties in identifying a family history of breast and ovarian Cancer risk
  • Other risk factors for breast cancer
    • Age
    • Reproductive and menstrual history
    • Oral contraceptives
    • Radiation exposure
    • Alcohol intake
    • Benign breast disease and mammographic density
    • Other factors
  • Other risk factors for ovarian cancer
    • Age
    • Reproductive
    • Surgical history
    • Oral contraceptives
  • Models for prediction of breast cancer risk

Developer:

National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources:

National Cancer Institute

History

Release Date: 2007
Review Date: 2008
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: April 2007
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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