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Breast cancer epidemiology

and 22nd–23rd in Europe, while Czech female breast cancer mortality rates rank 133rd–135th worldwide and 34th–35th in Eur...

Breast cancer

the disease. Possibilities of decreasing breast cancer mortality rates are demanding both from the organisational and financial point of view,...


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Screening mammography is linked to a reduction in breast cancer mortality, a new study shows

mammography is linked to a reduction in breast cancer mortality, a new study... mammography is linked to a subsequent decline in breast cancer mortality. New findings have just been published in the Journal of Medical Screening... Wellington (New Zealand) investigated trends in breast cancer mortality in New Zealand women in order to either corroborate or negate a causal... breast cancer mortality, screening mammography, New...

Benefits of mammography screening outweigh adverse effects for women aged 50–69 years

mammography screening is effective in reducing breast cancer mortality for women aged 50–69 years, and that the benefit of reduced mortality extends t... breast examination, breast self-examination, breast cancer mortality...

Global cancer burden rises to 14.1 million new cases in 2012: Marked increase in breast cancers must be addressed

30 per 100 000 in eastern Africa. In contrast, breast cancer mortality rates in these two regions are almost identical, at about 15 per 100 000,...

Mammograms reveal response to common cancer drug

treatment have a fifty per cent reduction in breast cancer mortality. This tool provides doctors with the possibility to assess whether a patient...

Breast cancer screening programmes: benefits outweigh harm

(2012). The impact of mammographic screening on breast cancer mortality in Europe: a review of observational studies Journal of Medical Screening DOI:...

Drug prolongs lives of patients with hormone-sensitive breast cancer

ER-positive disease, tamoxifen reduces 15-year breast cancer mortality by at least a third, whether or not chemotherapy has been given. Tamoxifen was...

Breast screening in the Czech Republic: achievements of the first seven years of the organized programme

at an early stage is on the rise. And second, breast cancer mortality has stabilized. These two seemingly uninteresting facts can be interpreted as...

Reasons for poor breast cancer management in developing countries

treatments that are necessary for decreasing breast cancer mortality. In middle-resource countries, the main challenges are late-stage...