Breast Cancer Prevention

August 6, 2015
Rowan T. Chlebowski, MD, PhD

Rowan T. Chlebowski, MD, PhD, professor and chief, Harbor-University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology/Hematology, discusses breast cancer prevention.

There are four successful therapeutic interventions that reduce the risk of breast cancer by 40% to 65%, but they are not often used, said Chlebowski. Three of these interventions have also proved successful in reducing the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women. Today, much of the risk for the disease is lifestyle related.

Rowan T. Chlebowski, MD, PhD, professor and chief, Harbor-University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology/Hematology, discusses breast cancer prevention.