A comparison of trends in incidence and mortality rates of breast cancer, incidence to mortality ratio and stage at diagnosis between Arab and Jewish women in Israel, 1979-2002.

@article{Tarabeia2007ACO,
  title={A comparison of trends in incidence and mortality rates of breast cancer, incidence to mortality ratio and stage at diagnosis between Arab and Jewish women in Israel, 1979-2002.},
  author={Jalal Tarabeia and Orna Baron-Epel and M. Barchana and Irena Liphshitz and Anneke Ifrah and Yehudit Fishler and Manfred S. Green},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={36-42}
}
In Israel, breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women, but there are large intra-population differences. The aim of this study was to compare the incidence and mortality, incidence to mortality rate ratio and stage at diagnosis of breast cancer between Arab and Jewish women in Israel. Data on all cases of breast cancer, stage at diagnosis and mortality were obtained from the National Cancer Registry and the Central Bureau of Statistics. Trends in age-specific and age-adjusted… CONTINUE READING

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