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Periodic Screening for Breast Cancer: The Health Insurance Plan Project and its Sequelae, 1963–1986

Periodic Screening for Breast Cancer: The Health Insurance Plan Project and its Sequelae, 1963–1986 BOOK REVIEWS 405 REFERENCES i. McKeown, T. The Role of Medicine, Dream, Mirage or Nemesis. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, z. Townsend, P. and Davidson, N., editors. Inequalities in Health: The Black Report. Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd., i98z. EUGENE VAYDA Sam Shapiro, Wanda Venet, Philip Strax, and Louis Venet. Periodic Screening for Breast Cancer: The Health Insurance Plan Project and Its Sequelae, 19 63-19 86. Baltimore: I 8 8. Johns Hopkins University Press, 9 xvi+zI4 pp. $35.00. The randomized controlled trial of the Health Insurance Plan of Greater York of for breast New (HIP) screening cancer, using mammography of the the and clinical examination breast, was first randomized con- of for cancer site. ini- trolled trial screening any This pioneering study, vision of Michael Shimkin tiated largely through the while he was at NCI, on the for and building technique mammography developed by Robert has to be for a number of Eagan, proven the prototype randomized trials for and in of screening breast cancer other sites the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. Even though by today's standards the HIP trial is a total 6z,ooo relatively small (it involved of women randomized in two groups) we have learned great http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Public Health Policy Springer Journals

Periodic Screening for Breast Cancer: The Health Insurance Plan Project and its Sequelae, 1963–1986

Journal of Public Health Policy , Volume 10 (3): 3 – Sep 1, 1989

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1989 Journal of Public Health Policy, Inc.
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0197-5897
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1745-655X
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BOOK REVIEWS 405 REFERENCES i. McKeown, T. The Role of Medicine, Dream, Mirage or Nemesis. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, z. Townsend, P. and Davidson, N., editors. Inequalities in Health: The Black Report. Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd., i98z. EUGENE VAYDA Sam Shapiro, Wanda Venet, Philip Strax, and Louis Venet. Periodic Screening for Breast Cancer: The Health Insurance Plan Project and Its Sequelae, 19 63-19 86. Baltimore: I 8 8. Johns Hopkins University Press, 9 xvi+zI4 pp. $35.00. The randomized controlled trial of the Health Insurance Plan of Greater York of for breast New (HIP) screening cancer, using mammography of the the and clinical examination breast, was first randomized con- of for cancer site. ini- trolled trial screening any This pioneering study, vision of Michael Shimkin tiated largely through the while he was at NCI, on the for and building technique mammography developed by Robert has to be for a number of Eagan, proven the prototype randomized trials for and in of screening breast cancer other sites the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. Even though by today's standards the HIP trial is a total 6z,ooo relatively small (it involved of women randomized in two groups) we have learned great

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Journal of Public Health PolicySpringer Journals

Published: Sep 1, 1989

Keywords: social sciences, general; sociology, general; social policy; public health; medical sociology; social justice, equality and human rights

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