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19.10.2021 | Review Article

Identifying women with increased risk of breast cancer and implementing risk-reducing strategies and supplemental imaging

Breast cancer (BC) is the second most common cancer in women, affecting 1 in 8 women in the United States (12.5%) in their lifetime. However, some women have a higher lifetime risk of BC because of genetic and lifestyle factors, mammographic …

19.10.2021 | Special Article

Trends in adjuvant therapy after breast-conserving surgery for ductal carcinoma in situ of breast: a retrospective cohort study using the National Breast Cancer Registry of Japan

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a monoclonal proliferation of the ductal epithelium of the breast without invasion outside the ductal basement membrane. The incidence of DCIS has increased dramatically since the widespread adoption of breast …

18.10.2021 | COVID-19 | Original Article Zur Zeit gratis

Defer surgery in operable breast cancer: how long is too long?

The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) associated disease (COVID-19) has majorly impacted the distribution of healthcare resources around the world [ 1 ]. This has significantly altered how patients are …

18.10.2021 | Original Article Open Access

Japanese subgroup analysis of the phase 3 MONARCH 3 study of abemaciclib as initial therapy for patients with hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative advanced breast cancer

Hormone receptor positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative (HER2−) breast cancer comprises over two-thirds of all breast cancers [ 1 ]. The mainstay for treatment for this subtype of breast cancer is endocrine therapy (ET) …

15.10.2021 | Review Article

Systematic review of synchronous contralateral axillary metastases in breast cancer: really M1 disease?

Since 1959, the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) has published eight editions for staging cancer. The 1st edition classified contralateral axillary nodes in breast cancer as metastatic disease M1. This situation was on the basis of …

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The official journal of the Japanese Breast Cancer Society, Breast Cancer publishes articles that contribute to progress in the field, in basic or translational research and also in clinical research. It develops a new focus and new perspectives for all who are concerned with breast cancer.

Breast Cancer presents original articles describing clinical, epidemiological studies and laboratory investigations regarding breast cancer and related diseases. It features editorials, review articles, original articles, case reports, and short papers. The journal provides the best of up-to-date information on breast cancer, presenting readers with high-impact, original work focusing on pivotal issues.

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