Impacts of the Finnish service screening programme on breast cancer rates

@article{Anttila2008ImpactsOT,
  title={Impacts of the Finnish service screening programme on breast cancer rates},
  author={Ahti Anttila and Tytti Sarkeala and Timo Hakulinen and Sirpa Hein{\"a}vaara},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={38 - 38}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the current study was to examine impacts of the Finnish breast cancer (BC) screening programme on the population-based incidence and mortality rates. The programme has been historically targeted to a rather narrow age band, mainly women of ages 50-59 years. METHODS The study was based on the information on breast cancer during 1971-2003 from the files of the Finnish Cancer Registry. Incidence, cause-specific mortality as well as incidence-based (refined) mortality from… CONTINUE READING

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