Development of a Breast Cancer Risk Prediction Model for Women in Nigeria. - breast cancer risk prediction

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breast cancer risk prediction - Cancer Risk Prediction and Assessment | EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH


The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool allows health professionals to estimate a woman's risk of developing invasive breast cancer over the next 5 years and up to age 90 (lifetime risk).. The tool uses a woman’s personal medical and reproductive history and the history of breast cancer among her first-degree relatives (mother, sisters, daughters) to estimate absolute breast cancer risk—her. Feb 25, 2014 · Breast and ovarian cancer risk prediction models have been developed to determine individual cancer risks for arbitrary women. Typically, clinicians apply these models to women from families with multiple affected family members and to early-onset breast and ovarian cancer patients.Cited by: 22.

Background: Risk prediction models have been widely used to identify women at higher risk of breast cancer. We aimed to develop a model for absolute breast cancer risk prediction for Nigerian women.Methods: A total of 1,811 breast cancer cases and 2,225 controls from the Nigerian Breast Cancer Study (NBCS, 1998-2015) were included.