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Risk of invasive breast cancer similar with family history of in situ or invasive disease

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BMC Medicine
Reuters Health - 16/11/2020 - Women had similar risks for invasive breast cancer whether they had a family history of the same condition or of breast carcinoma in situ, a Swedish cohort study found. The findings should be considered practice-changing, and guidelines should change, according to Dr. Mahdi Fallah and Dr. Elham Kharazmi, both of the German Cancer Research Center and the National Center for Tumor Disease in Heidelberg. "This study identified a new high-risk group - i.e., women with family history of breast carcinoma in situ, who need similar attention to those with family history of invasive breast cancer," they said. In 2019, their team published risk-adapted starting ages of screening for women with a family history of invasive breast cancer (https://bit.ly/38OQ7Ao). "We advise clinicians to follow that guidance also in case of family history of breast carcinoma in situ," ad...


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