Breast cancer screening for women at high risk: review of current guidelines from leading specialty societies.
Breast cancer screening for women at high risk: review of current guidelines from leading specialty societies. Breast Cancer. 2020 Sep 21;: Authors: Onishi N, Kataoka M Abstract The purpose of this article is to overview the existing breast cancer screening guidelines for women at high risk from world-leading specialty societies. Accumulation of evidence and development of accessible genetic testing strategies have changed the idea of breast cancer screening for high-risk women. Personalized tailor-made screening adjusted for risk factors has been conducted in accordance with guidelines. The use of imaging modalities other than mammography including contrast-enhanced MRI and other various strategies for improving screening are discussed. The present review also mentions the existing challenges in high-risk screening and the latest information based on two large-scale studies. PMID: 32959120 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 9 October 2020Source: Materials Today: ProceedingsAuthor(s): G. Meenalochini, S. Ramkumar
ConclusionsThis study contains the largest population dataset of ILC evaluated to date. While total breast cancer incidence rates in Ontario are largely unchanged, ILC incidence rates are steadily increasing and there is a trend towards diagnosis of ILC at a later stage. These trends highlight the ongoing diagnostic and treatment challenge ILC presents for patients and clinicians.
Conclusions: This study will provide reliable evidence for intervention for reducing anxiety in women receiving screening mammography. INPLASY registration number: INPLASY202070131.
This study aimed to evaluate the awareness and practice of breast self-examination (BSE) and the awareness of screening and risk factors for breast cancer among patients from a mastology clinic and to associate such findings with sociodemographic factors of that population. A total of 202 randomly selected patients from the outpatient clinic of the Mastology Unit of S ão Paulo School of Medicine were interviewed. A structured questionnaire was used and included questions regarding sociodemographic variables, questions to assess the knowledge and practice of BSE, and knowledge of mammographic screening and risk facto...
Condition: Breast Cancer Intervention: Combination Product: Contrast Enhanced Mammography Sponsors: Karolinska Institutet; Stockholm South General Hospital Not yet recruiting
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CONCLUSIONS: This unique tailored approach to risk assessment will further empower females and clinicians towards a more informed clinical decision process regarding future imaging pathways. It will also inform health policy decisions regarding alternate screening durations and intervals. ADVANCES IN KNOWLEDGE: Breast-iRRISC is a novel tool that provides females, clinicians and health policymakers around the globe with the ability to quantify the lifetime risk of radiation-induced breast cancer from screening mammography on an individual level from a single exposure. PMID: 33031706 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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