Impacts of the Finnish service screening programme on breast cancer rates
- Understanding Older Women's Experience of Being Diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Wilhelm, Molly // University of Central Florida Undergraduate Research Journal;Mar-May2012, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p18
This study describes the experience of being diagnosed with early stage breast cancer for women age 65 and older. This qualitative study used content analysis to analyze twenty interviews of older women with early stage breast cancer. A variety of positive and negative factors influence the...
- An Older Patient with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer. Shapiro, Gary // Clinical Oncology Alert;Apr2010, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p25
The article describes the case of an 82-year-old woman who was referred for management of newly diagnosed breast cancer. Ten years prior to breast cancer diagnosis, the patient sustained a myocardial infarction in which she recovered without complications. The patient began to notice impaired...
- Older Women and Breast Cancer Screening: Research Synthesis. Yarbrough, Suzanne S. // Oncology Nursing Forum;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 31 Issue 1, pE9
Purpose/Objectives: To identify the most beneficial ways to support older women as they make screening decisions using a systematic, epidemiologic, narrative review of research regarding benefits and burdens of breast cancer screening and treatment. Data Sources: Medical and nursing research...
- Screening Mammography in Older Women. Walter, Louise C.; Schonberg, Mara A. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/2/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 13, p1336
IMPORTANCE Guidelines recommend individualizing screening mammography decisions for women aged 75 years and older. However, little pragmatic guidance is available to help counsel patients. OBJECTIVE To provide an evidence-based approach for individualizing decision-making about screening...
- Continue Breast Cancer Screening After Age 65? Sadovsky, Richard // American Family Physician;6/15/2004, Vol. 69 Issue 12, p2913
Discusses research being done on the significance of breast cancer screening in aged women. Reference to study by J. Mandelblatt and colleagues, published in the November 18, 2003 issue of the journal "Annals of Internal Medicine"; Cost-effectiveness of breast cancer screening; Correlation...
- Older women ignorant of breast screening. Dillner, Luisa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/13/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7023, p76
Reports that women aged over 65 in Great Britain have no knowledge of their right to breast screening. Percentage of aged women who ask for a mammography each year; Rate of cancers found in women over 65 who request mammography.
- Regular breast cancer screening recommended for ages 50 to 74. Krisberg, Kim // Nation's Health;Mar2016, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p8
The article reports on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's recommendations for regular breast cancer screening for women ages 50-74 years.
- Older women with early-stage breast cancer had poorer survival with capecitabine vs. standard therapy. Harris, Jason // Hem/Onc Today;6/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p60
The article discusses research on the survival of older women with early-stage breast cancer receiving capecitabine compared with standard therapy, that references a study by H. B. Muss published in a 2009 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine."
- 1.3 million Overdiagnosed for Breast Cancer in US: Study. // Moderate Voice;11/23/2012, p2
The article reports that over 1.3 million U.S. women were overdiagnosed for breast cancer according to the study conducted by scientists.