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Supplement on Breast Cancer Prevention

Managing the Risk of Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women

Copies of this special issue of Menopause may be obtained for a nominal fee from the NAMS webstore or by downloading this order form.


This 56-page collection of original review articles offers valuable information on the management of breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women. Oversight of the articles, written by distinguished experts, was provided by Guest Editor Victor G. Vogel, MD, MHS, a highly respected leader in the field. Contents were also peer-reviewed.

Articles include:

  • Introduction to special issue on managing breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
  • Epidemiology, genetics, and risk evaluation of postmenopausal women at risk of breast cancer
  • Randomized clinical trials of raloxifene: reducing the risk of osteoporosis and breast cancer in postmenopausal women
  • Risks, benefits, and effects on quality of life of selective estrogen-receptor modulator therapy in postmenopausal women at increased risk of breast cancer
  • Risks and benefits of therapy with menopausal hormones versus selective estrogen-receptor modulators in peri-and postmenopausal women at increased breast cancer risk
  • Chemoprevention in postmenopausal women

The Society hopes that you will enjoy this supplement. However, please note that this material represents the individual opinions of the contributors, not necessarily those of NAMS.

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