I tumori della mammella e/o dell’ovaio di tipo eredofamiliare:strategie di prevenzione nelle donne ad altorischio

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[automatically translated] Numerous factors were involved in the onset of breast and ovarian cancer including age, hormonal and reproductive factors such as age and number of pregnancies and the use of oral contraceptives and, to a lesser extent, environmental factors and lifestyles. The possibilities for the clinical management of patients considered at high risk of developing breast cancer and / or ovarian include prophylactic surgery (eg. Bilateral mastectomy or prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy), chemoprevention (mainly tamoxifen and raloxifene but also, more recently, inhibitors aromatase in high-risk postmenopausal women), changes in living habits and intensive supervision through periodic clinical examination, MRI Breast, the mammography and ultrasound sometimes in combination,
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationExperimental medicine reviews [Vol. 2/3]
Pages249-266
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NamePlumelia ricerca

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