Effect of three decades of screening mammography on breast-cancer incidence.

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BACKGROUND To reduce mortality, screening must detect life-threatening disease at an earlier, more curable stage. Effective cancer-screening programs therefore both increase the incidence of cancer detected at an early stage and decrease the incidence of cancer presenting at a late stage. METHODS We used Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data to… (More)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1206809

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