Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE has updated the recommendation on topics that should be discussed with a person before making a decision on whether to have annual mammographic surveillance and added a link to patient decision aids in this guideline. Please go to NICE for details and to check for any further updates to this guideline.
NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 58, November 2013 includes one topic: Familial breast cancer (NICE CG164). Sections covered include: family history taking and initial assessment, referral, advice on risk reduction strategies and chemoprevention (tamoxifen, raloxifene).
(This website entry checked November 2020)