[Breast cancer diagnosis among women aged 75 and over: study on information delivered by organized breast cancer screening agencies to women reaching the limit age].

@article{Ecomard2013BreastCD,
  title={[Breast cancer diagnosis among women aged 75 and over: study on information delivered by organized breast cancer screening agencies to women reaching the limit age].},
  author={Louis-Marie Ecomard and Nathalie Malingret and M. Asad-syed and Marie-H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Dilhuydy and Nicolas Madranges and Catherine Payet and Marc Debled},
  journal={Bulletin du cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={100 7-8},
  pages={
          671-6; quiz 677-8
        }
}
Breast cancer among older women is a major and increasing public health issue. No clear recommendation has been established in France after 74 years, the age limit for state-organised screening program. A survey was performed among all regional agencies in charge of the breast screening to analyse which information is delivered to women reaching the age of 75 years. A postal survey sent to 91 French organised cancer screening agencies. Among the 89 agencies that answered, only 22 deliver a… CONTINUE READING
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