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Chapter IV. Reduced breast‐cancer mortality with mammography screening‐an assessment of currently available data

Chapter IV. Reduced breast‐cancer mortality with mammography screening‐an assessment of currently... CHAPTER IV REDUCED BREAST-CANCER MORTALITY WITH MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING-AN ASSESSMENT OF CURRENTLY AVAILABLE DATA LarS E. RUTQVIST', Anthony B. MILLER*, Ingvar ANDERSON3, Matti HAKAMA4, T h o HAKULINEN', Baldur F. SIGF~~SSON~ and LBszlo TABAR' 'Oncologic Center, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Hospital, S-104 01 Stockholm, Sweden; 2Department o Preventive f Medicine and Biostatistics, Faculty o Medicine, University o Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada; f f 3Deparment of Diagnostic Radiology, Malmo General Hospital, S-214 01 Malmo, Sweden; 4University of Tampere, Department o Public Health, PL 607,33101 Tampere, Finland; 'The Finnish Cancer Registry, Elisabetsgatan 21 B , f 00170 Helsinki, Finland; 6Department o Mammography, Icelandic Cancer Society, Skbgarhlid 8, IS-I01 Rqkjavik, f Iceland; and 'Department o Mammography, Falun Central Hospital, S-791 82 Falun, Sweden. f Possible measures to decrease breast-cancer mortality include prevention and improved treatment. Although there may be some strategies that can now be adopted for prevention, their effect will probably be delayed in time. Prevention is also difficult, since it may entail changes in life-style that will not be accepted by all women despite promises of a reduced future risk of breast cancer. Adjuvant systemic therapy has recently been shown to reduce case-fatality during the first 5 years by 20-30% http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Cancer Wiley

Chapter IV. Reduced breast‐cancer mortality with mammography screening‐an assessment of currently available data

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Wiley
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Copyright © 1990 Wiley‐Liss, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0020-7136
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1097-0215
DOI
10.1002/ijc.2910460711
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Abstract

CHAPTER IV REDUCED BREAST-CANCER MORTALITY WITH MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING-AN ASSESSMENT OF CURRENTLY AVAILABLE DATA LarS E. RUTQVIST', Anthony B. MILLER*, Ingvar ANDERSON3, Matti HAKAMA4, T h o HAKULINEN', Baldur F. SIGF~~SSON~ and LBszlo TABAR' 'Oncologic Center, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Hospital, S-104 01 Stockholm, Sweden; 2Department o Preventive f Medicine and Biostatistics, Faculty o Medicine, University o Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada; f f 3Deparment of Diagnostic Radiology, Malmo General Hospital, S-214 01 Malmo, Sweden; 4University of Tampere, Department o Public Health, PL 607,33101 Tampere, Finland; 'The Finnish Cancer Registry, Elisabetsgatan 21 B , f 00170 Helsinki, Finland; 6Department o Mammography, Icelandic Cancer Society, Skbgarhlid 8, IS-I01 Rqkjavik, f Iceland; and 'Department o Mammography, Falun Central Hospital, S-791 82 Falun, Sweden. f Possible measures to decrease breast-cancer mortality include prevention and improved treatment. Although there may be some strategies that can now be adopted for prevention, their effect will probably be delayed in time. Prevention is also difficult, since it may entail changes in life-style that will not be accepted by all women despite promises of a reduced future risk of breast cancer. Adjuvant systemic therapy has recently been shown to reduce case-fatality during the first 5 years by 20-30%

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International Journal of CancerWiley

Published: Jan 1, 1990

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