The Japanese Breast Cancer Society clinical practice guidelines for epidemiology and prevention of breast cancer, 2015 edition

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This work was sponsored by The Japan Breast Cancer Society. We thank the clinical practice guidelines committee and clinical practice guidelines assessment committee for their support of this work.

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Naruto Taira received a research grant from Astra Zeneca; Masami Arai has no conflict of interest; Masahiko Ikeda received lecture fees from Chugai; Motoki Iwasaki has no conflict of interest; Hitoshi Okamura has no conflict of interest; Kiyoshi Takamatsu has no conflict of interest; Tsunehisa Nomura has no conflict of interest; Seiichiro Yamamoto has no conflict of interest; Yoshinori Ito received manuscript fees from Chugai, Eisai and Novartis, and received research funding from Novartis, Chugai, Parexel, Eisai, Sanofi, Taiho, EPS, Dai-ichi-sankyo, and Boehringer-ingelheim; Hirofumi Mukai has no conflict of interest.

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This article is an English digested edition of the Clinical Practice Guideline of Breast Cancer 2015, published by Kanehara and Co., Ltd. Details of recommendation grades and evidence grades were explained in the previous reports (Breast Cancer. 2015 22:1–4, 16–27).

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Taira, N., Arai, M., Ikeda, M. et al. The Japanese Breast Cancer Society clinical practice guidelines for epidemiology and prevention of breast cancer, 2015 edition. Breast Cancer 23, 343–356 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12282-016-0673-8

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  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Risk
  • Mammographic Density
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network
  • Japanese Woman