a stronger push to offer drug therapy for primary prevention of breast cancer in higher-risk women

You'll see a stronger push to offer drug therapy for primary prevention of breast cancer in higher-risk women.

These discussions usually start when a woman's 5-year risk of breast cancer is ≥ 1.66%...about the risk of an average woman over 60.

But age alone usually isn't enough to start drug therapy. Benefits generally don't outweigh risks unless the woman also has a family history of breast cancer, atypical hyperplasia, or other risks.

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