Differences in survival among women with stage III inflammatory and noninflammatory locally advanced breast cancer appear early: a large population-based study.

@article{Fouad2012DifferencesIS,
  title={Differences in survival among women with stage III inflammatory and noninflammatory locally advanced breast cancer appear early: a large population-based study.},
  author={Tamer M Fouad},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={118 4},
  pages={1171-2; author reply 1172-3}
}
In a recent study, Hellquist et al. estimated the mortality reduction attributable to mammographic screening among Swedish women aged 40-49 years to be 29% (95% confidence interval [CI], 20%-38%). The study is of high quality, and is a landmark study on an important topic. However, we suggest another way of calculating the estimated mortality reduction that would reduce the estimated screening effect on breast cancer mortality somewhat. Hellquist et al. divided Swedish counties into those that… CONTINUE READING