Paradigm II: a new model of the interactions between breast cancer causes

Written by Louis Gautier, Future Science Group

Paradigm II, a new model of the causes of breast cancer and how any interactions and relationships impact the risk of developing the disease, has been developed by researchers at University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Genentech and Stanford University (all CA, USA). Published recently in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, their Paradigm II model is an updated version of the 2014 model and illustrates 96 interactions involved in causing breast cancer. The multidisciplinary panel involved in creating the system hope this can be a tool to educate patients on the multi-faceted nature of their disease. Lead author Robert Hiatt,...

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