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Wellness and Prevention

This guide includes a collection of diverse resources about wellnesss and prevention of some diseases and conditions.

Understanding breast cancer

A sample of diverse research articles


Cuzick, J., Sestak, I., Cawthorn, S., Hamed, H., Holli, K., Howell, A., & Forbes, J. F. (2015). Tamoxifen for prevention of breast

       cancer: Extended long-term follow-up of the IBIS-I breast cancer prevention trial. Lancet Oncology, 16(1), 67-75. doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(14)71171-4

Dönmez, A. A., & Kapucu, S. (2017). The effectiveness of a clinical and home-based physical activity

program and simple lymphatic drainage in the prevention of breast cancer-related lymphedema: A prospective randomized controlled study. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 31, 12-21. doi:10.1016/j.ejon.2017.09.004

Greenspan, S., Vujevich, K., Brufsky, A., Lembersky, B., Londen, G., Jankowitz, R., & Perera, S. (2015). Prevention of bone loss with risedronate in breast cancer survivors: A randomized, controlled clinical trial. Osteoporosis International, 26(6), 1857-1864. doi:10.1007/s00198-015-3100-7

Hartman, T. J., Gapstur, S. M., Gaudet, M. M., Shah, R., Flanders, W. D., Wang, Y., & Wang, Y. (2016). Dietary energy density and postmenopausal breast cancer incidence in the cancer prevention study II nutrition cohort. Journal of Nutrition, 146(10), 2045-2050. doi:10.3945/jn.116.234344

Hoerger, M., Scherer, L. D., & Fagerlin, A. (2016). Affective forecasting and medication decision making in breast-cancer prevention. Health Psychology, 35(6), 594-603. doi:10.1037/hea0000324

Klemp, J. R. (2015). Breast cancer prevention across the cancer care continuum. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 31(2), 89-99. doi:10.1016/j.soncn.2015.03.002

Koh, E., Ga-Young Choi, & Ji, Y. C. (2016). Effectiveness of an ongoing, community-based breast

cancer prevention program for Korean American women. Health & Social Work, 41(1), 51-59. doi:10.1093/hsw/hlv086

Kratzke, C., Amatya, A., & Vilchis, H. (2015). Breast cancer prevention knowledge, beliefs, and information sources between non-hispanic and hispanic college women for risk reduction focus. Journal of Community Health, 40(1), 124-130. doi:10.1007/s10900-014-9908-9

Larkey, L. K., Herman, P. M., Roe, D. J., Garcia, F., Lopez, A. M., Gonzalez, J. & Saboda, K. (2012). A cancer screening intervention for underserved Latina women by lay educators. Journal of Women's Health (15409996), 21(5), 557-566. doi:10.1089/jwh.2011.3087

Leda, d. A., Dias Teles, E., Silva Machado, N., Feitoza, d. O., Graepp Fontoura, I., & Nogueira Ferreira, A. G. (2015). Breast cancer

        prevention in women treated at primary care unit. Revista Da Rede De Enfermagem do Nordeste, 16(2), 143-149. doi:10.15253/2175-6783.2015000200002

Lerner-Ellis, J., Khalouei, S., Sopik, V., & Narod, S. A. (2015). Genetic risk assessment and prevention: The role of genetic testing panels in breast cancer. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy, 15(11), 1315-1326. doi:10.1586/14737140.2015.1090879

Lunsford, N. B., Sapsis, K. F., Smither, B., Reynolds, J., Wilburn, B., & Fairley, T. (2018). Young women's perceptions regarding communication with healthcare providers about breast cancer, risk, and prevention. Journal of Women's Health (15409996), 27(2), 162-170. doi:10.1089/jwh.2016.6140

Macleod, M., & Anderson, A. S. (2018). Cancer prevention—the feasibility and acceptability of promoting breast cancer risk reduction in the screening setting through a lifestyle magazine. European Journal of Cancer Care, 27(2), 1. doi:10.1111/ecc.12823

Mandelzweig, L., Chetrit, A., Amitai, T., Silverman, B., Siegelmann-Danieli, N., & Sadetzki, S. (2017).

 Primary prevention and screening practices among long-term breast cancer survivors. Cancer

Causes & Control, 28(7), 657-666. doi:10.1007/s10552-017-0891-1

Moris, D., Kontos, M., Spartalis, E., & Fentiman, I. S. (2016). The role of NSAIDs in breast cancer prevention and relapse: Current evidence and future perspectives. Breast Care, 11(5), 339-344. doi:10.1159/000452315

O'Brien, K. M., Sandler, D. P., Taylor, J. A., & Weinberg, C. R. (2017). Serum vitamin D and risk of breast cancer within five years. Environmental Health Perspectives, 125(7), 077004. doi:10.1289/EHP943

Oliveira, d. F., Torres, d. S., Guedes, d. S., & Barbosa Davim, R. M. (2016). Actions in the prevention of breast cancer examination in the nurses' consultation. Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista De Enfermagem UFPE, 10(12), 4563-4571. doi:10.5205/reuol.9978-88449-6-ED1012201618

Paquet, L., Simmonds, L., Yang, C., & Verma, S. (2017). An exploratory study of patients’ views about being at high-risk for breast cancer and risk management beliefs and intentions, before and after risk counseling: Preliminary evidence of the influence of beliefs on post-counselling prevention intentions. Patient Education & Counseling, 100(3), 575-582. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2016.10.005

Quante, A. S., Whittemore, A. S., Shriver, T., Hopper, J. L., Strauch, K., & Terry, M. B. (2015). Practical

problems with clinical guidelines for breast cancer prevention based on remaining lifetime risk. JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 107(7), NA. doi:10.1093/jnci/djv124

Russo, Jose, Russo, Irma H., (2013). Role of the transcriptome in breast cancer prevention. 

Sauter, Edward R., Daly,Mary B. (2010). Breast cancer risk reduction and early detection.

Schechtel, Martha., United States., Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. Effective Health Care Program (U.S.),. (2010). Having a breast biopsy: A guide for women and their families. 

Smith, S. G., Foy, R., McGowan, J. A., Kobayashi, L. C., DeCensi, A., Brown, K., .& Cuzick, J. (2017). Prescribing tamoxifen in primary care for the prevention of breast cancer: A national online survey of GPs' attitudes. British Journal of General Practice, 67(659), E427. doi:10.3399/bjgp17X689377

United States. Congress. House, Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Human Services. (1991). Breast cancer on Long Island: An avoidable tragedy? : Hearing before the subcommittee on human services of the select committee on aging, House of Representatives, one hundred second congress, first session, September 13, 1991, Brentwood, NY. Washington: U.S. G.P.O.: For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office.

Wallace, P. M., Torres, S., Beltran, J., & Cohen-Boyar, R. (2014). Views of mammography screening among U.S. black and Hispanic immigrant women and their providers. Health Care for Women International, 35(10), 1181-1200. doi:10.1080/07399332.2013.862794