Introduction of organised mammography screening in Tyrol: results following first year of complete rollout

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p673
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors to analyze the performance of organized mammography screening program in Tyrol, Austria started in 2007. It states that women living in the area were invited for mammography annually. It mentions that 14 cases of cancer were detected during one year of follow up. It reports that improvement in women health were observed from pilot phase to complete rollout.


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