Chemoprevention of breast cancer: Recommendations and rationale

Alfred O. Berg, Janet D. Allan, Paul Frame, Charles J. Homer, Mark S. Johnson, Jonathan D. Klein, Tracy A. Lieu, Cynthia D. Mulrow, Tracy C. Orleans, Jeffrey F. Peipert, Nola J. Pender, Albert L. Siu, Steven M. Teutsch, Carolyn Westhoff, Steven H. Woolf

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This statement summarizes the current recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) for chemoprevention of breast cancer. The complete USPSTF recommendation and rationale statement on this topic, including a summary of the supporting evidence, is available through the USPSTF Web site (, the National Guideline Clearinghouse (, and in print through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Publications Clearinghouse (telephone, 800-358-9295; e-mail, The complete information on which this statement is based, including evidence tables and references, is available in the accompanying article in this issue and in the summary of the evidence and systematic evidence review on the Web sites already mentioned.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-58
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2 2002
Externally publishedYes

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  • Internal Medicine


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