Incidence of female breast cancer in Arkansas: are we following the national trend?

@article{Balamurugan2009IncidenceOF,
  title={Incidence of female breast cancer in Arkansas: are we following the national trend?},
  author={Appathurai Balamurugan and Lucy Im and Gordon Reeve and Paulette Mehta and J. H. Bates},
  journal={The Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={105 12},
  pages={
          283-4, 286
        }
}
The incidence of invasive female breast cancer declined 6.7% in the United States from 2002 to 2003 following a nationwide decrease in the use of hormone replacement therapy that began in 2002. We used data from the Arkansas Central Cancer Registry to look for similar changes in the incidence of female breast cancer in Arkansas. There was a 9.3% decline in the incidence of invasive female breast cancer in Arkansas in 2003, and the decline continued through 2005. The decline was significantly… CONTINUE READING

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