TITLE

Detection rates for breast cancer rising

AUTHOR(S)
Ferriman, Annabel
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/04/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7269, p1101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on improvements in the performance of Great Britain's breast cancer screening program as of November 2000. Statistics for the increasing number of cancer detections and decreasing number of unnecessary biopsies; Estimates for the reduction in mortality directly attributable to screening; Factors affecting improved performance, including innovations in mammography techniques.
ACCESSION #
3722193

 

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