Early detection of breast cancer in countries with limited resources.

@article{Anderson2003EarlyDO,
  title={Early detection of breast cancer in countries with limited resources.},
  author={Benjamin O Anderson and Susan M. Braun and Susan E. Lim and Robert A. Smith and Stephen Taplin and David J Thomas},
  journal={The breast journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 Suppl 2},
  pages={S51-9}
}
Breast cancer is commonly diagnosed at late stages in countries with limited resources. Efforts aimed at early detection can reduce the stage at diagnosis, potentially improving the odds of survival and cure, and enabling simpler and more cost-effective treatment. Early detection of breast cancer entails both early diagnosis in symptomatic women and screening in asymptomatic women. Key prerequisites for early detection are ensuring that women are supported in seeking care and that they have… CONTINUE READING

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