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(Hisp)anic-American (BrCa) (R)isk (A)ssessment (M)acro

This version of the Macro is for projecting the risk for Hispanic Americans:



The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Macro (commonly referred to as the Gail Model)  is a SAS macro that  projects absolute risk of invasive breast cancer in the batch mode, according to NCIs Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool (BCRAT) algorithm for specific race/ethnic groups.

Users enter data on risk factors and projection interval ages for a group of women, and the macro will return the corresponding absolute risk projections. This program may be useful for researchers who need risk projections for an entire study population. Latest Update (August 2016): Version for Hispanic American Women.

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References:

  • Banegas MP, John EM, Slattery ML, Gomez SL, Yu M, LaCroix AZ, Pee D, Chlebowski RT, Hines LM, Thompson CA, Gail MH. Projecting Individualized Absolute Invasive Breast Cancer Risk in US Hispanic Women. JNCI 2016; 109 [Pubmed Abstract]
  • Costantino J, Gail MH, Pee D, Anderson S, Redmond CK, Benichou J, Wieand HS. Validation studies for models to project the risk of invasive and total breast cancer. JNCI 1999; 91:1541-8. [Pubmed Abstract]