breast cancer is a complex, multifactorial disease where there is a strong interplay between genetic and environmental factors. At present, approximately 180 000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the united states (). Clearly, this is a serious public health issue, and efforts to understand the etiology of the disease are essential. three-dimensional culture of human breast cancer cells, with dna stained blue and a protein in the cell surface membrane stained green. Patient navigation and the quality of breast cancer care an analysis of the breast cancer care quality indicators. The mother of three was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer on march 8, 2002, three days after her 40th birthday. Following her final round of radiation for breast cancer, 67-year-old karen zins received her treatment diploma and lots of hugs. purpose prognostic and predictive factors are well established in early-stage breast cancer, but less is known about which metastatic sites will be affected. Methods patients with early-stage breast cancer diagnosed between 19 with archival tissue were included. Subtypes were defined as luminal a, luminal b, luminalhuman epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (her2), her2 enriched. Background associations between soy, dairy intakes and breast cancer risk are inconsistent. No studies exist with large numbers of dairy consumers and soy consumers to assess mutual confounding. Methods the study cohort contains 52 795 north american women, initially free of cancer, followed for 7. death rates of pediatric cancer decreased during 20022016, with steeper declines during 20022009, and then rates plateaued. Leukemia and brain cancer were the most common causes of death from pediatric cancer, and brain cancer surpassed leukemia in 2011. To the editor in figure 1 of their article, wooster and weber (june 5 issue). Correspondence from the new england journal of medicine breast-cancer genomics. Winkfield is a nationally recognized health equity and health policy expert and a practicing radiation oncologist at wake forest baptist health.