The Who, What, Where, When and Sometimes, Why.

Research Studies

This section describes the research behind many of the recommendations and standards of practice related to breast cancer discussed in other sections.

Research summary tables

In our summary research tables, you can see findings from many studies on topics including breast cancer risk factors, screening, treatment, survivorship topics and social support.

Research Table Topics

How to read a research table

If you’re not familiar with research terms or just need a refresher, this is a good place to start before looking at the research tables.

How To Read a Research Table

How research studies differ

Research studies differ in many ways including study design and study size. These differences affect the strengths and weaknesses of a study.

Types of Research Studies

Study Size

Updated 07/25/22


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