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New recommendations published: screening intervals and more
This World Cancer Day, ECIBC releases 17 new recommendations providing now access to a total of 40 recommendations on breast cancer screening and diagnosis, announced also via the JRC website (EU Science Hub).
4.2.2019 ECIBC Press Release | More information...
Researchers develop comprehensive new way to predict breast cancer risk

Scientists have created the most comprehensive method yet to predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK published in Genetics in Medicine [1].

15.1.2019 Cancer Research UK Press Release | More information...
Cancer incidence continues to rise: 1 in 5 men, 1 in 6 women

In 2018, an estimated 18.1 million new cases cancer will be diagnosed globally, and 9.6 million will die from the disease, according to the latest report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) [1].

5.12.2018, IBA FM MU | More information...
Breast screening linked to 60 per cent lower risk of breast cancer death in first 10 years

Women who take part in breast screening have a significantly greater benefit from treatments than those who are not screened, according to a study of more than 50,000 women [1], led in the UK by Queen Mary University of London.

9.11.2018 Queen Mary University of London Press Release | More information...
Epidemiology of breast cancer: international comparison

Do you want to know how the Czech Republic is doing in terms of breast cancer epidemiology when compared with other countries worldwide and in Europe?

30.10.2018 IBA LF MU | More information...
3D mammography detected 34% more breast cancers in screening

After screening 15,000 women over a period of five years, a major clinical study in Sweden has shown that 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, detects over 30% more cancers compared to traditional mammography – with a majority of the detected tumours proving to be invasive cancers. The extensive screening study was conducted by Lund University and Skåne University Hospital in Sweden, and the results are now published in the Lancet Oncology [1].

15.10.2018 Lund University Press Release | More information...
Weight loss linked to lower breast cancer risk for postmenopausal women

In a study of postmenopausal women, participants who lost weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or gained weight. Published early online in Cancer [1], a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings suggest that weight loss may help lower postmenopausal women’s breast cancer risk.

8.10.2018 Wiley Press Release | More information...
Eating foods with low nutritional quality ratings linked to cancer risk in large European cohort

The consumption of foods with higher scores on the British Food Standards Agency nutrient profiling system (FSAm-NPS), reflecting a lower nutritional quality, is associated with an increased risk of developing cancer, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine. The study, conducted by Mélanie Deschasaux of the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM U1153/Inra/Cnam/Paris 13 University-EREN), France and colleagues, in association with the WHO-IARC, suggests broad potential for the use of FSAm-NPS-based package labeling (e.g. Nutri-Score) to promote healthy food choices in European settings.

12.9.2018 PLOS Medicine Press Release | More information...