Breast cancer incidence and case fatality among 4.7 million women in relation to social and ethnic background: a population-based cohort study

@inproceedings{Beiki2011BreastCI,
  title={Breast cancer incidence and case fatality among 4.7 million women in relation to social and ethnic background: a population-based cohort study},
  author={Omid Beiki and Per Hall and Anders R. Ekbom and Tahereh T. Moradi},
  booktitle={Breast Cancer Research},
  year={2011}
}
IntroductionIncidence of breast cancer is increasing around the world and it is still the leading cause of cancer mortality in low- and middle-income countries. We utilized Swedish nationwide registers to study breast cancer incidence and case fatality to disentangle the effect of socioeconomic position (SEP) and immigration from the trends in native Swedes.MethodsA nation-wide cohort of women in Sweden was followed between 1961 and 2007 and incidence rate ratio (IRR) and hazard ratio (HR) with… CONTINUE READING
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