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Women with screening-detected ductal carcinoma in situ have increased long-term risks for invasive breast cancer and breast cancer death

Risk for Later Invasive Breast Cancer Up for Women With DCIS

Risks for invasive breast cancer, death from breast cancer higher for up to 20 years following diagnosis
Multiple genes predispose African-American women to breast cancer

Multiple Genes Predispose Black Women to Breast Cancer

High risks for breast cancer associated with mutations in BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2
More than half of malignancies identified among women with Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System category 3 lesions are diagnosed within six months

Majority of Cancers Diagnosed Within Six Months of BI-RADS 3

Cancer yield 4.6 percent for women who underwent biopsy at time of lesion detection
Women participating in mammography screening have a significant reduction in the risk for dying of breast cancer and in the rate of advanced breast cancers

Significant Reductions Seen in Breast Cancer Death With Screening

Women participating in mammography screening also had decrease in rate of advanced breast cancer
Total insurance coverage

Medicaid Expansion Tied to Higher Mammography Rates

Expansion states saw higher Medicaid, total insurance coverage, and use of coverage for mammography
In guidance issued by the COVID-19 Pandemic Breast Cancer Consortium

Guidance Issued for Breast Cancer Care During COVID-19

Patients should be categorized into priority levels for urgency of care across all specialties
Digital breast tomosynthesis is associated with an overall decrease in recall rate and an increase in cancer detection rate

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Cuts Recall Rates

New technology also tied to an overall increase in cancer detection rate
High total fiber consumption is associated with a reduced risk for breast cancer

High Fiber Consumption Linked to Reduced Risk for Breast Cancer

Meta-analysis of prospective studies shows reduced risk for highest versus lowest total fiber intake
For women with early breast cancer receiving anthracyclines or trastuzumab

ACC: Statins Cut Heart Failure Risk in Early Breast Cancer Treatment

Risk for heart failure hospital visit declined with statins for women receiving anthracyclines, trastuzumab
There seems to be a causal association between circulating insulin-like growth factor-1 concentrations and breast cancer

Causal Link Suggested for IGF-1 Concentrations, Breast Cancer

In Mendelian randomization analyses, increase in genetically predicted IGF-1 linked to breast cancer