Bmj Usa: Letter

RAPID RESPONSE FROM BMJ.COM: The National Cancer Institute's Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjusa.01060005 (Published 19 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:E42
  1. Michelle Greiver, lecturer (mgreiver@home.com)
  1. Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    This article originally appeared in BMJ USA

    Editor—I use the National Cancer Institute's Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool for risk stratification. This is the software tool used in the Breast Cancer Prevention Trial with tamoxifen. It uses the “Gail model,” which includes known risk factors such as age, personal history of breast …

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