Reducing the risk of breast cancer. Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine Pederson, H. J., Al-Hilli, Z., Kurian, A. W. 2022; 89 (11): 643-652


Breast cancer remains the most common female malignancy in the United States. Reducing this cancer burden involves identification of high-risk individuals and personalized risk management. Because coronary artery disease remains the primary cause of death for women, any intervention to reduce breast cancer risk must be weighed against comorbidities and interventions affecting cardiovascular risk reduction. For select women at increased risk for breast cancer, preventive medication can greatly decrease risk and is vastly underutilized. Women's health clinicians are poised to evaluate risk, promote breast cancer risk reduction, and manage overall health.

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