Introduction of organised mammography screening in Tyrol: results following first year of complete rollout
- Mammogram value extends to elderly, study finds. // Journal of Business (10756124);1/14/2016, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pB9
The article reports on the study published in the "American Journal of Medicine" led by physician Charles H. Hennekens which revealed that older women who get a mammogram every year have a lower breast cancer mortality compared to those who do not.
- Women's Health Update. Hudson, Tori // Townsend Letter;Aug/Sep2015, Issue 385/386, p125
The article discusses research about women's health. Topics discussed include the vitamin D treatment for vaginitis, cervicitis and cervical dysplasia," published in the journal "Dermatoendocrinology," breast density and N-acetylcysteine in postmenopausal women and the controversy surrounding...
- Mammography Adherence in African-American Women: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Gathirua-Mwangi, Wambui; Monahan, Patrick; Stump, Timothy; Rawl, Susan; Skinner, Celette; Champion, Victoria; Gathirua-Mwangi, Wambui G; Monahan, Patrick O; Rawl, Susan M; Skinner, Celette Sugg; Champion, Victoria L // Annals of Behavioral Medicine;Feb2016, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p70
Background:Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality among women in the developed world. Mammography screening is especially important for African-Americans because they experience a greater mortality (ORâ€‰=â€‰1.38) than Caucasians despite having a...
- Estrogen Plus Progestin and Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. Chlebowski, Rowan T.; Manson, JoAnn E.; Anderson, Garnet L.; Cauley, Jane A.; Aragaki, Aaron K.; Stefanick, Marcia L.; Lane, Dorothy S.; Johnson, Karen C.; Wactawski-Wende, Jean; Chen, Chu; Qi, Lihong; Yasmeen, Shagufta; Newcomb, Polly A.; Prentice, Ross L. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;4/17/2013, Vol. 105 Issue 8, p526
Background In the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) randomized trial, estrogen plus progestin increased both breast cancer incidence and mortality. In contrast, most observational studies associate estrogen plus progestin with favorable prognosis breast cancers. To address differences, a cohort of...
- YOUR BODY. Crain, Esther // Cosmopolitan;Dec2003, Vol. 235 Issue 6, p216
Presents several information related to health and hygiene of women.
- Hereditary Susceptibility to Breast Cancer: Significance of Age of Onset in Family History and Contribution of BRCA1 and BRCA2. Frank, Thomas S.; Deffenbaugh, Amie M.; Hulick, Mark; Gumpper, Kathryn // Disease Markers;1999, Vol. 15 Issue 1/3, p89
OBJECTIVE: To correlate mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 with family history of breast cancer in a first-degree relative for women diagnosed with breast cancer before age 45 who do not have a personal or family history of ovarian cancer. METHODS: Family history for women with breast cancer diagnosed...
- Guidelines for Follow-Up of Women at High Risk for Inherited Breast Cancer: Consensus Statement from the Biomed 2 Demonstration Programme on Inherited Breast Cancer. Møller, P.; Evans, G.; Haites, N.; Vasen, H.; Reis, M.M.; Anderson, E.; Apold, J.; Hodgson, S.; Eccles, D.; Olsson, H.; Stoppa-Lyonnet, D.; Chang-Claude, J.; Morrison, P.J.; Bevilacqua, G.; Heimdal, K.; Mæhle, L.; Lalloo, F.; Gregory, H.; Preece, P.; Borg, Å // Disease Markers;1999, Vol. 15 Issue 1/3, p207
Protocols for activity aiming at early diagnosis and treatment of inherited breast or breast-ovarian cancer have been reported.Â Â Available reports on outcome of such programmes are considered here. It is concluded that the ongoing activities should continue with minor...
- Efficacy of Early Diagnosis and Treatment in Women with a Family History of Breast Cancer. Møller, Pål; Reis, Marta M.; Evans, Gareth; Vasen, Hans; Haites, Neva; Anderson, Elaine; Steel, C. Michael; Apold, Jaran; Lalloo, Fiona; Mæhle, Lovise; Preece, Paul; Gregory, Helen; Heimdal, Ketil // Disease Markers;1999, Vol. 15 Issue 1/3, p179
BACKGROUND: Surveillance programmes for women at increased genetic risk of breast cancer are being established worldwide but little is known of their efficacy in early detection of cancers and hence reduction in mortality. METHODS: Data were contributed from seven centres participating in the EU...
- Breast Cancer Screening in High-Risk Women. Brekelmans, C.T.M.; Bartels, C.C.M.; Crepin, E.; van Geel, A.N.; Meijers-Heijboer, H.; Seynaeve, C.; Tilanus-Linthorst, M.M.A.; Verhoog, L.C.; Wagner, A.; Klijn, J.G.M. // Disease Markers;1999, Vol. 15 Issue 1/3, p34
Presents a study which examined breast cancer screening in high-risk women. Evidence that population-based screening programs can reduce breast cancer mortality in women aged 40-70 years old; Strategies to reduce the risk of breast cancer death; Methodology and results.