Vol 5, Supplement 1 (June 26, 2013): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Breast cancer in young woman)

Review Article

Epidemiology and prognosis of breast cancer in young women
Hussein A. Assi, Katia E. Khoury, Haifa Dbouk, Lana E. Khalil, Tarek H. Mouhieddine, Nagi S. El Saghir
Breast imaging in the young: the role of magnetic resonance imaging in breast cancer screening, diagnosis and follow-up
Dorria Saleh Salem, Rasha Mohamed Kamal, Sahar Mahmoud Mansour, Lamiaa Adel Salah, Rasha Wessam
Breast cancer in the young: role of the geneticist
Ashley H. Woodson, Jessica L. Profato, Kimberly I. Muse, Jennifer K. Litton
Bisphosphonates in the adjuvant treatment of young women with breast cancer: the estrogen rich is a poor candidate!
Hamdy A. Azim, Nermine S. Kamal, Rafaat A. Malak
Hormonal therapies in young breast cancer patients: when, what and for how long?
Alexandre Christinat, Simona Di Lascio, Olivia Pagani
Treatment of breast cancer in young women: do we need more aggressive therapies?
Giuseppe Cancello, Emilia Montagna
Premature menopause in young breast cancer: effects on quality of life and treatment interventions
Shoshana M. Rosenberg, Ann H. Partridge
Challenges in managing breast cancer during pregnancy
Flora Zagouri, Theodora Psaltopoulou, Constantine Dimitrakakis, Rupert Bartsch, Meletios-Athanassios Dimopoulos
Fertility counseling of young breast cancer patients
Matteo Lambertini, Paola Anserini, Alessia Levaggi, Francesca Poggio, Lucia Del Mastro
Sexuality and breast cancer: prime time for young patients
Ana Catarina Pinto


The supplement “Breast cancer in young woman” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Hatem A. Azim and Fedro A. Peccatori served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the supplement.