Published in Clinical Oncology Week, December 10th, 2007
The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool, also known as the Gail model, is widely used for estimating breast cancer risk and for determining which women are eligible for breast cancer prevention trials. However, much of the model was based on breast cancer data from white women, so it is unclear how well the model applies to African American women or those from other racial groups. The Women’s Contraceptive and Reproductive Experiences...
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