E. J. Roebuck

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In the UK Trial for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer in Nottingham, 119 women were identified as having fibrocystic change with epithelial hyperplasia or in situ carcinoma. Their mammograms were classified according to Wolfe's criteria and the corresponding histology for each patient was classified for degrees of epithelial hyperplasia, atypia and in(More)
This report presents the results of a study into the effect of breast self-examination (BSE) in a large defined population within the City of Nottingham since 1979. We have examined the effect of breast self-examination in a group of patients invited to attend for education in BSE compared with a group of historical controls. No overall survival advantage(More)
The relation between the parenchymal pattern of the breasts as demonstrated on a mammogram and the estrogen-receptor status of the primary tumor in 337 patients with operable invasive breast cancer has been studied. These factors have also been correlated with the response to endocrine therapy in 92 patients who subsequently developed secondary disease. It(More)
The improvement of mammographic specificity was investigated by means of identifying specific radiological features. Data are presented on the first 500 patients studied who had previously undergone mammography followed by biopsy. The presence of specific mammographic features on each radiograph, first determined by retrospective examination, was entered(More)
Between June 1979 and December 1984, 49,573 women (study population) between the ages of 45 and 64 years and living in one health district were invited to attend breast self-examination sessions as part of the DHSS 'UK Trial of Early Detection of Breast Cancer'. Of the women invited 50.2 per cent attended for education. A total of 319 breast cancers were(More)