TITLE

Is the debate over?

AUTHOR(S)
Boyd, Norman F.
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 2, p207
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Comments on the randomization procedure used in the Canadian National Breast Screening Study. Possibility of subversion occurring in breast cancer cases; Clinical implications of the breast screening study; Suggestion that screening mammography reduces deaths from breast cancer among women in their 40s.
ACCESSION #
9704191412

 

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