Breast Cancer and the Environment: Prioritizing Prevention

2013 Report of the Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee

Breast Cancer and the Environment: Prioritizing Prevention Report of the Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee
The focus of breast cancer research should shift from diagnosis and treatment to the causes and prevention

The February 2013 Congressional Mandated Committee report from the National Institutes of Health recommended a national strategy that shifts the focus of breast cancer research from diagnosis and treatment to the causes and prevention. An overview:

  • Breast Cancer Burden
  • Major Advances in Breast Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
  • State of the Science: Part 1 – Principles, Approach, and Mechanisms
  • State of the Science: Part 2 – Evidence From Animal and Human Studies and CrossCutting Themes
  • Research Process
  • Research Translation, Dissemination, and Communication of Research Related to Breast Cancer and the Environment: From Science to Society and Back Again
  • The Path Forward

Read Breast Cancer and the Environment: Prioritizing Prevention, Report of the Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee, February 2013

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