Breast cancer screening: review of benefits and harms, and recommendations for developing and low-income countries

@article{AlFoheidi2013BreastCS,
  title={Breast cancer screening: review of benefits and harms, and recommendations for developing and low-income countries},
  author={Meteb Al-Foheidi and Mubarak M. Al-Mansour and Ezzeldin M. Ibrahim},
  journal={Medical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={30},
  pages={1-15}
}
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. The disease remains a public health concern as recent evidence indicates that the breast cancer burden has increased mainly in developing and low-income countries (DLICs). Despite the demonstrated benefits, the debate about the real benefits and harms of breast cancer screening is ongoing. Many experts believe that the benefits of screening, in terms of reduced breast cancer mortality, outweigh the harms, whereas others think the… CONTINUE READING

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